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Economic modeling and analysis of the evolution path in current and projected IP-backbone networks

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8 Author(s)
Wang, J. ; Telecommun. & Inf. Technol. Inst., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA ; Pissinou, N. ; Makki, K. ; Ghosh, T.
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We report a network-evolution model that imitates the changes in IP backbone infrastructure. We discover the existence of "rapid CapEx increasing" periods, when the network operators have no choices but to perform major network upgrading.

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Optical Fiber Communications Conference, 2003. OFC 2003

Date of Conference:

23-28 March 2003