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An integrated view on monitoring and compensation for dynamic optical networks: from management to physical layer

Teixeira, A. ; Costa, Costa, L. N. ; Tomkos, I. ; Beleffi , G. ; Lazaro, J.

Photonic Network Communications Vol. 18, Nº --, pp. 191 - 210, February, 2008.

ISSN (print): 1387-974X
ISSN (online): 1572-8188

Scimago Journal Ranking: 0,32 (in 2008)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1007/s11107-008-0183-5

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Avertical perspective, ranging frommanagement
and routing to physical layer options, concerning dynamic
network monitoring and compensation of impairments
(M&C), is given. Feasibility, reliability, and performance
improvements on reconfigurable transparent networks are
expected to arise from the consolidated assessment of network
management and control specifications, as a more accurate
evaluation of availableM&C techniques. In the network
layer, physical parameters aware algorithms are foreseen to
pursue reliable network performance. In the physical layer,
some new M&C methods were developed and rating of the
state-of-the-art reported in literature is given. Optical monitoring
implementation and viability is discussed.