The effect of burst assembly on performance of optical burst switched networks

Jungyul Choi, Hai Le Vu, Craig W. Cameron, Moshe Zukerman, Minho Kang

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We evaluate and compare the performance of timer-based and threshold-based assembly algorithms in Optical Burst Switching networks. Results including burst blocking probability, mean packet delay and link utilization at the ingress node are presented from both simulations and two theoretical models. The results are obtained for the full range of input traffic load so they can provide guidelines for design and dimensioning links to meet desired Quality of Service levels.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Networking
Subtitle of host publicationNetworking Technologies for Broadband and Mobile Networks
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd.
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

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