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Design and provisioning of WDM networks with multicast traffic grooming

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2 Author(s)
Ul-Mustafa, R. ; Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA ; Kamal, A.E.

In this paper we consider the optimal design and provisioning of WDM networks for the grooming of multicast subwavelength traffic. We develop a unified framework for the optimal provisioning of different practical scenarios of multicast traffic grooming. We also introduce heuristic solutions. Optimal solutions are designed by exploiting the specifies of the problems to formulate Mixed Integer Linear Programs (MILPs). Specifically, we solve the generic multicast problem in which, given a set of multicast sessions and all destination nodes of a multicast session requiring the same amount of traffic, all demands need to be accommodated. The objective is to minimize the network cost by minimizing the number of higher layer electronic equipment and, simultaneously, minimizing the total number of wavelengths used. We also solve two interesting and practical variants of the traditional multicast problem, namely, multicasting with partial destination set reachability and multicasting with traffic thinning. For both variants, we also provide optimal as well as heuristic solutions. Also, the paper presents a number of examples based on the exact and heuristic approaches

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Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on  (Volume:24 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

2006

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