Actual margins algorithm for multi-period planning

P. Soumplis, K. Christodoulopoulos, M. Quagliotti, A. Pagano, E. Varvarigos

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We present an algorithm that provisions lightpaths considering the actual physical performance and use it in a multi-period planning scenario to postpone equipment deployment. This, yields savings compared to current provisioning practice with End-Of-Life margins.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2017)
Subtitle of host publicationLos Angeles, California, USA, 19-23 March 2017 [proceedings]
EditorsGabriella Bosco, Jorg-Peter Elbers, Laurent Schares
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781943580231
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2017 - Los Angeles, United States of America
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017 (Proceedings)


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2017
Abbreviated titleOFC 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CityLos Angeles
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