P. Szegedi, Zs. Lakatos, and J. Spath, ''Signaling
architectures and recovery time scaling for grid applications in IST project
MUPBED,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 74-82 (2006).

D. Leung and W. D. Grover, ''Capacity planning of
survivable mesh-based transport networks under demand uncertainty,'' Photon. Netw.
Commun. 10, 123-140 (2005).

E. Bouillet, J. F. Labourdette, R. Ramamurthy, and S.
Chaudhuri, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' IEEE/ACM Trans.
Netw. 13, 437-447 (2005).

D. Leung, S. Arakawa, M. Murata, and W. D. Grover,
''Re-optimization strategies to maximize traffic-carrying readiness in WDM
survivable mesh networks,'' in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National
Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (Optical Society of America, 2005), p.
3.

T. K�r�sz, Zs. P�ndi, and T. Jakab, ''Network
consolidation--how to improve the efficiency of provisioning oriented optical
networks,'' in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on the Design of
Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2005) 151-158.

Zs. P�ndi, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, ''A threshold
based on-line RWA algorithm with reliability guarantees,'' in Proceedings of the
Optical Network Design and Modeling Conference (IEEE, 2005), pp.
447-453.

T. Takeda, I. Inoue, R. Aubin, and M. Carugi, ''Layer
1 virtual private networks: service concepts, architecture requirements, and
related advances in standardization,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 132-138
(2004).

W. Golab and R. Boutaba, ''Policy-driven automated
reconfiguration for performance management in WDM optical networks,'' IEEE Commun.
Mag., Special Issue on Management of Optical Networks 42, 44-51
(2004).

Optical Internetworking Forum: User Network Interface
(UNI) 1.0 Signalling Specification, Release 2: Common Part, February 2004,
http://www.oiforum.com.

A. Gencata and B. Mukherjee, ''Virtual-topology
adaptation for WDM mesh networks under dynamic traffic,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw.
11, 236-247 (2003).

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

Y. Xin, G. N. Rouskas, and H. G. Perros, ''On the
physical and logical topology design of large-scale optical networks,'' J.
Lightwave Technol. 21, 904-915 (2003).

M. E. M. Saad and Z.-Q. Luo, ''Reconfiguration with no
service disruption in multifiber WDM networks based on Lagrangean decomposition,''
in IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE, 2003),
1509-1513.

S. Ramamurthy, L. Sahasrabuddhe, and B. Mukherjee,
''Survivable WDM mesh networks,'' J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 870-883
(2003).

N. Jose and A. K. Somani, ''Connection
rerouting/network reconfiguration,'' in Proceedings of the Fourth International
Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2003), pp.
23-30.

W. D. Grover, Mesh-Based Survivable Networks: Options
and Strategies for Optical, MPLS, SONET and ATM Networking (Prentice-Hall, 2003),
Section 5.10.

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

B. Zhou, J. Zheng, and H. T. Mouftah, ''Dynamic
reconfiguration based on balanced alternate routing algorithm (BARA) for
all-optical wavelength-routed WDM networks,'' in IEEE Global Telecommunications
Conference (IEEE, 2002), pp. 2713-2717.

H. Takagi, Y. Zhang, and X. Jia, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration for wide-area WDM networks,'' in IEEE 2002 International
Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Expositions
(IEEE, 2002), pp. 835-839.

M. Tornatore, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina, ''WDM
network optimization by ILP based on source formulation,'' in Proceedings of the
Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications
Societies (IEEE, 2002), pp. 1813-1821.

International Packet Communication Consortium (IPCC),
Reference Architecture v1.2, June 2002,
http://www.imsforum.org/documentslowbarwg/IPCClowbarReferencelowbarArchitecture.pdf.

G. Bernstein, E. Mannie, and V. Sharma, ''Framework
for MPLS-based control of optical SDH/SONET networks,'' IEEE Netw. 15, 20-26
(2001).

D. Banerjee and B. Mukherjee, ''Wavelength-routed
optical networks: linear formulation, resource budgeting tradeoffs, and a
reconfiguration study,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw. 8, 598-607 (2000).

B. Ramamurthy and A. Ramakrishnan, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration of wavelength routed optical WDM networks,'' in IEEE Gobal
Telecommunications Conference (IEEE, 2000), pp. 1269-1275.

R. Dutta and G. N. Rouskas, ''Design of logical
topologies for wavelength routed networks,'' in Optical WDM Networks: Principles
and Practice in Design of Logical Topologies for Wavelength Routed Networks
(Kluwer, 2000), pp. 79-102.

A. Gaivoronski, ''Stochastic programming approach to
the network planning under uncertainty,'' in Optimization in Industry 3 (Wiley,
1995), pp. 145-163.

S. Sen, R. Doverspike, and S. Cosares, ''Network
planning with random demands,'' in Select Proceedings of the 2nd International
Conference on Telecommunication Systems (1994), pp. 11-30.

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

D. Leung, S. Arakawa, M. Murata, and W. D. Grover,
''Re-optimization strategies to maximize traffic-carrying readiness in WDM
survivable mesh networks,'' in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National
Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (Optical Society of America, 2005), p.
3.

T. Takeda, I. Inoue, R. Aubin, and M. Carugi, ''Layer
1 virtual private networks: service concepts, architecture requirements, and
related advances in standardization,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 132-138
(2004).

D. Banerjee and B. Mukherjee, ''Wavelength-routed
optical networks: linear formulation, resource budgeting tradeoffs, and a
reconfiguration study,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw. 8, 598-607 (2000).

G. Bernstein, E. Mannie, and V. Sharma, ''Framework
for MPLS-based control of optical SDH/SONET networks,'' IEEE Netw. 15, 20-26
(2001).

E. Bouillet, J. F. Labourdette, R. Ramamurthy, and S.
Chaudhuri, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' IEEE/ACM Trans.
Netw. 13, 437-447 (2005).

E. Bouillet, P. Mishra, J. F. Labourdette, K. Perlove,
and S. French, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' in 7th
European Conference on Networks and Communications (2002), pp.
235-242.

W. Golab and R. Boutaba, ''Policy-driven automated
reconfiguration for performance management in WDM optical networks,'' IEEE Commun.
Mag., Special Issue on Management of Optical Networks 42, 44-51
(2004).

T. Takeda, I. Inoue, R. Aubin, and M. Carugi, ''Layer
1 virtual private networks: service concepts, architecture requirements, and
related advances in standardization,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 132-138
(2004).

E. Bouillet, J. F. Labourdette, R. Ramamurthy, and S.
Chaudhuri, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' IEEE/ACM Trans.
Netw. 13, 437-447 (2005).

S. Sen, R. Doverspike, and S. Cosares, ''Network
planning with random demands,'' in Select Proceedings of the 2nd International
Conference on Telecommunication Systems (1994), pp. 11-30.

S. Sen, R. Doverspike, and S. Cosares, ''Network
planning with random demands,'' in Select Proceedings of the 2nd International
Conference on Telecommunication Systems (1994), pp. 11-30.

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

R. Dutta and G. N. Rouskas, ''Design of logical
topologies for wavelength routed networks,'' in Optical WDM Networks: Principles
and Practice in Design of Logical Topologies for Wavelength Routed Networks
(Kluwer, 2000), pp. 79-102.

E. Bouillet, P. Mishra, J. F. Labourdette, K. Perlove,
and S. French, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' in 7th
European Conference on Networks and Communications (2002), pp.
235-242.

Zs. P�ndi, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, ''A threshold
based on-line RWA algorithm with reliability guarantees,'' in Proceedings of the
Optical Network Design and Modeling Conference (IEEE, 2005), pp.
447-453.

A. Gaivoronski, ''Stochastic programming approach to
the network planning under uncertainty,'' in Optimization in Industry 3 (Wiley,
1995), pp. 145-163.

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

A. Gencata and B. Mukherjee, ''Virtual-topology
adaptation for WDM mesh networks under dynamic traffic,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw.
11, 236-247 (2003).

W. Golab and R. Boutaba, ''Policy-driven automated
reconfiguration for performance management in WDM optical networks,'' IEEE Commun.
Mag., Special Issue on Management of Optical Networks 42, 44-51
(2004).

D. Leung, S. Arakawa, M. Murata, and W. D. Grover,
''Re-optimization strategies to maximize traffic-carrying readiness in WDM
survivable mesh networks,'' in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National
Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (Optical Society of America, 2005), p.
3.

D. Leung and W. D. Grover, ''Capacity planning of
survivable mesh-based transport networks under demand uncertainty,'' Photon. Netw.
Commun. 10, 123-140 (2005).

W. D. Grover, Mesh-Based Survivable Networks: Options
and Strategies for Optical, MPLS, SONET and ATM Networking (Prentice-Hall, 2003),
Section 5.10.

T. Takeda, I. Inoue, R. Aubin, and M. Carugi, ''Layer
1 virtual private networks: service concepts, architecture requirements, and
related advances in standardization,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 132-138
(2004).

T. K�r�sz, Zs. P�ndi, and T. Jakab, ''Network
consolidation--how to improve the efficiency of provisioning oriented optical
networks,'' in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on the Design of
Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2005) 151-158.

H. Takagi, Y. Zhang, and X. Jia, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration for wide-area WDM networks,'' in IEEE 2002 International
Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Expositions
(IEEE, 2002), pp. 835-839.

N. Jose and A. K. Somani, ''Connection
rerouting/network reconfiguration,'' in Proceedings of the Fourth International
Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2003), pp.
23-30.

T. K�r�sz, Zs. P�ndi, and T. Jakab, ''Network
consolidation--how to improve the efficiency of provisioning oriented optical
networks,'' in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on the Design of
Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2005) 151-158.

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

E. Bouillet, J. F. Labourdette, R. Ramamurthy, and S.
Chaudhuri, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' IEEE/ACM Trans.
Netw. 13, 437-447 (2005).

E. Bouillet, P. Mishra, J. F. Labourdette, K. Perlove,
and S. French, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' in 7th
European Conference on Networks and Communications (2002), pp.
235-242.

P. Szegedi, Zs. Lakatos, and J. Spath, ''Signaling
architectures and recovery time scaling for grid applications in IST project
MUPBED,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 74-82 (2006).

D. Leung and W. D. Grover, ''Capacity planning of
survivable mesh-based transport networks under demand uncertainty,'' Photon. Netw.
Commun. 10, 123-140 (2005).

D. Leung, S. Arakawa, M. Murata, and W. D. Grover,
''Re-optimization strategies to maximize traffic-carrying readiness in WDM
survivable mesh networks,'' in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National
Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (Optical Society of America, 2005), p.
3.

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

M. E. M. Saad and Z.-Q. Luo, ''Reconfiguration with no
service disruption in multifiber WDM networks based on Lagrangean decomposition,''
in IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE, 2003),
1509-1513.

M. Tornatore, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina, ''WDM
network optimization by ILP based on source formulation,'' in Proceedings of the
Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications
Societies (IEEE, 2002), pp. 1813-1821.

G. Bernstein, E. Mannie, and V. Sharma, ''Framework
for MPLS-based control of optical SDH/SONET networks,'' IEEE Netw. 15, 20-26
(2001).

E. Bouillet, P. Mishra, J. F. Labourdette, K. Perlove,
and S. French, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' in 7th
European Conference on Networks and Communications (2002), pp.
235-242.

B. Zhou, J. Zheng, and H. T. Mouftah, ''Dynamic
reconfiguration based on balanced alternate routing algorithm (BARA) for
all-optical wavelength-routed WDM networks,'' in IEEE Global Telecommunications
Conference (IEEE, 2002), pp. 2713-2717.

A. Gencata and B. Mukherjee, ''Virtual-topology
adaptation for WDM mesh networks under dynamic traffic,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw.
11, 236-247 (2003).

S. Ramamurthy, L. Sahasrabuddhe, and B. Mukherjee,
''Survivable WDM mesh networks,'' J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 870-883
(2003).

D. Banerjee and B. Mukherjee, ''Wavelength-routed
optical networks: linear formulation, resource budgeting tradeoffs, and a
reconfiguration study,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw. 8, 598-607 (2000).

D. Leung, S. Arakawa, M. Murata, and W. D. Grover,
''Re-optimization strategies to maximize traffic-carrying readiness in WDM
survivable mesh networks,'' in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National
Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (Optical Society of America, 2005), p.
3.

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

T. K�r�sz, Zs. P�ndi, and T. Jakab, ''Network
consolidation--how to improve the efficiency of provisioning oriented optical
networks,'' in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on the Design of
Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2005) 151-158.

Zs. P�ndi, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, ''A threshold
based on-line RWA algorithm with reliability guarantees,'' in Proceedings of the
Optical Network Design and Modeling Conference (IEEE, 2005), pp.
447-453.

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

M. Tornatore, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina, ''WDM
network optimization by ILP based on source formulation,'' in Proceedings of the
Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications
Societies (IEEE, 2002), pp. 1813-1821.

E. Bouillet, P. Mishra, J. F. Labourdette, K. Perlove,
and S. French, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' in 7th
European Conference on Networks and Communications (2002), pp.
235-242.

B. Ramamurthy and A. Ramakrishnan, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration of wavelength routed optical WDM networks,'' in IEEE Gobal
Telecommunications Conference (IEEE, 2000), pp. 1269-1275.

B. Ramamurthy and A. Ramakrishnan, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration of wavelength routed optical WDM networks,'' in IEEE Gobal
Telecommunications Conference (IEEE, 2000), pp. 1269-1275.

E. Bouillet, J. F. Labourdette, R. Ramamurthy, and S.
Chaudhuri, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' IEEE/ACM Trans.
Netw. 13, 437-447 (2005).

M. E. M. Saad and Z.-Q. Luo, ''Reconfiguration with no
service disruption in multifiber WDM networks based on Lagrangean decomposition,''
in IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE, 2003),
1509-1513.

S. Sen, R. Doverspike, and S. Cosares, ''Network
planning with random demands,'' in Select Proceedings of the 2nd International
Conference on Telecommunication Systems (1994), pp. 11-30.

G. Bernstein, E. Mannie, and V. Sharma, ''Framework
for MPLS-based control of optical SDH/SONET networks,'' IEEE Netw. 15, 20-26
(2001).

N. Jose and A. K. Somani, ''Connection
rerouting/network reconfiguration,'' in Proceedings of the Fourth International
Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2003), pp.
23-30.

P. Szegedi, Zs. Lakatos, and J. Spath, ''Signaling
architectures and recovery time scaling for grid applications in IST project
MUPBED,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 74-82 (2006).

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

P. Szegedi, Zs. Lakatos, and J. Spath, ''Signaling
architectures and recovery time scaling for grid applications in IST project
MUPBED,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 74-82 (2006).

Zs. P�ndi, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, ''A threshold
based on-line RWA algorithm with reliability guarantees,'' in Proceedings of the
Optical Network Design and Modeling Conference (IEEE, 2005), pp.
447-453.

H. Takagi, Y. Zhang, and X. Jia, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration for wide-area WDM networks,'' in IEEE 2002 International
Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Expositions
(IEEE, 2002), pp. 835-839.

T. Takeda, I. Inoue, R. Aubin, and M. Carugi, ''Layer
1 virtual private networks: service concepts, architecture requirements, and
related advances in standardization,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 132-138
(2004).

M. Tornatore, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina, ''WDM
network optimization by ILP based on source formulation,'' in Proceedings of the
Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications
Societies (IEEE, 2002), pp. 1813-1821.

H. Takagi, Y. Zhang, and X. Jia, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration for wide-area WDM networks,'' in IEEE 2002 International
Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Expositions
(IEEE, 2002), pp. 835-839.

B. Zhou, J. Zheng, and H. T. Mouftah, ''Dynamic
reconfiguration based on balanced alternate routing algorithm (BARA) for
all-optical wavelength-routed WDM networks,'' in IEEE Global Telecommunications
Conference (IEEE, 2002), pp. 2713-2717.

B. Zhou, J. Zheng, and H. T. Mouftah, ''Dynamic
reconfiguration based on balanced alternate routing algorithm (BARA) for
all-optical wavelength-routed WDM networks,'' in IEEE Global Telecommunications
Conference (IEEE, 2002), pp. 2713-2717.

P. Szegedi, Zs. Lakatos, and J. Spath, ''Signaling
architectures and recovery time scaling for grid applications in IST project
MUPBED,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 74-82 (2006).

T. Takeda, I. Inoue, R. Aubin, and M. Carugi, ''Layer
1 virtual private networks: service concepts, architecture requirements, and
related advances in standardization,'' IEEE Commun. Mag. 42, 132-138
(2004).

W. Golab and R. Boutaba, ''Policy-driven automated
reconfiguration for performance management in WDM optical networks,'' IEEE Commun.
Mag., Special Issue on Management of Optical Networks 42, 44-51
(2004).

G. Bernstein, E. Mannie, and V. Sharma, ''Framework
for MPLS-based control of optical SDH/SONET networks,'' IEEE Netw. 15, 20-26
(2001).

D. Banerjee and B. Mukherjee, ''Wavelength-routed
optical networks: linear formulation, resource budgeting tradeoffs, and a
reconfiguration study,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw. 8, 598-607 (2000).

A. Gencata and B. Mukherjee, ''Virtual-topology
adaptation for WDM mesh networks under dynamic traffic,'' IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw.
11, 236-247 (2003).

E. Bouillet, J. F. Labourdette, R. Ramamurthy, and S.
Chaudhuri, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' IEEE/ACM Trans.
Netw. 13, 437-447 (2005).

S. Ramamurthy, L. Sahasrabuddhe, and B. Mukherjee,
''Survivable WDM mesh networks,'' J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 870-883
(2003).

Y. Xin, G. N. Rouskas, and H. G. Perros, ''On the
physical and logical topology design of large-scale optical networks,'' J.
Lightwave Technol. 21, 904-915 (2003).

J. Kennington, E. Olinick, K. Lewis, A. Ortinsky, and
G. Spiride, ''Robust solutions for the DWDM routing and provisioning problem:
models and algorithms,'' Opt. Netw. Mag. 4(2), 74-84 (2003).

D. Leung and W. D. Grover, ''Capacity planning of
survivable mesh-based transport networks under demand uncertainty,'' Photon. Netw.
Commun. 10, 123-140 (2005).

International Packet Communication Consortium (IPCC),
Reference Architecture v1.2, June 2002,
http://www.imsforum.org/documentslowbarwg/IPCClowbarReferencelowbarArchitecture.pdf.

S. Sen, R. Doverspike, and S. Cosares, ''Network
planning with random demands,'' in Select Proceedings of the 2nd International
Conference on Telecommunication Systems (1994), pp. 11-30.

A. Gaivoronski, ''Stochastic programming approach to
the network planning under uncertainty,'' in Optimization in Industry 3 (Wiley,
1995), pp. 145-163.

Optical Internetworking Forum: User Network Interface
(UNI) 1.0 Signalling Specification, Release 2: Common Part, February 2004,
http://www.oiforum.com.

IST Next Generation Optical Network for Broadband in
Europe (NOBEL), http://www.ist-nobel.org.

IST Multi-Partner European Testbeds for Research
Networking (MUPBED), http://www.ist-mupbed.org.

M. E. M. Saad and Z.-Q. Luo, ''Reconfiguration with no
service disruption in multifiber WDM networks based on Lagrangean decomposition,''
in IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE, 2003),
1509-1513.

E. Bouillet, P. Mishra, J. F. Labourdette, K. Perlove,
and S. French, ''Lightpath re-optimization in mesh optical networks,'' in 7th
European Conference on Networks and Communications (2002), pp.
235-242.

B. Ramamurthy and A. Ramakrishnan, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration of wavelength routed optical WDM networks,'' in IEEE Gobal
Telecommunications Conference (IEEE, 2000), pp. 1269-1275.

B. Zhou, J. Zheng, and H. T. Mouftah, ''Dynamic
reconfiguration based on balanced alternate routing algorithm (BARA) for
all-optical wavelength-routed WDM networks,'' in IEEE Global Telecommunications
Conference (IEEE, 2002), pp. 2713-2717.

H. Takagi, Y. Zhang, and X. Jia, ''Virtual topology
reconfiguration for wide-area WDM networks,'' in IEEE 2002 International
Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems and West Sino Expositions
(IEEE, 2002), pp. 835-839.

M. Tornatore, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina, ''WDM
network optimization by ILP based on source formulation,'' in Proceedings of the
Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications
Societies (IEEE, 2002), pp. 1813-1821.

R. Dutta and G. N. Rouskas, ''Design of logical
topologies for wavelength routed networks,'' in Optical WDM Networks: Principles
and Practice in Design of Logical Topologies for Wavelength Routed Networks
(Kluwer, 2000), pp. 79-102.

Zs. P�ndi, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, ''A threshold
based on-line RWA algorithm with reliability guarantees,'' in Proceedings of the
Optical Network Design and Modeling Conference (IEEE, 2005), pp.
447-453.

N. Jose and A. K. Somani, ''Connection
rerouting/network reconfiguration,'' in Proceedings of the Fourth International
Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2003), pp.
23-30.

W. D. Grover, Mesh-Based Survivable Networks: Options
and Strategies for Optical, MPLS, SONET and ATM Networking (Prentice-Hall, 2003),
Section 5.10.

D. Leung, S. Arakawa, M. Murata, and W. D. Grover,
''Re-optimization strategies to maximize traffic-carrying readiness in WDM
survivable mesh networks,'' in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National
Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (Optical Society of America, 2005), p.
3.

N. Geary, N. Parnis, A. Antonopoulos, E. Drakopoulos,
and J. O'Reilly, ''The benefits of reconfiguration in optical networks,'' in
Proceedings of 10th International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning
Symposium (NETWORKS 2002) (2002), pp. 373-378.

T. K�r�sz, Zs. P�ndi, and T. Jakab, ''Network
consolidation--how to improve the efficiency of provisioning oriented optical
networks,'' in Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on the Design of
Reliable Communication Networks (IEEE, 2005) 151-158.