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Feature Issue on Availability

Fast provisioning capabilities enabled by signaling intelligence and automated switching flexibility are becoming fundamental features of next-generation networks based on optical transport. In recent years numerous research and development projects, standardization activities, and a large number of publications have been devoted to fast-provisioning-enabled optical networks. However, in the related research activities less attention has been paid to network state evolution during the provisioning process. Our main scope is, based on a three-phase network development life cycle, to define different consolidation strategies to improve the performance of provisioning-oriented optical networks. The proposal is motivated by the inherent lack of capacity efficiency of optical channel provisioning processes.

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2006 (1)

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).

2005 (5)

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.

2004 (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).

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.

2003 (7)

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.

2002 (5)

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.

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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.

2001 (1)

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

2000 (3)

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.

1995 (1)

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

1994 (1)

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.

Antonopoulos, A.

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.

Arakawa, S.

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.

Aubin, R.

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).

Banerjee, D.

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).

Bernstein, G.

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

Bouillet, E.

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.

Boutaba, R.

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).

Carugi, M.

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).

Chaudhuri, S.

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).

Cosares, S.

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.

Doverspike, R.

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.

Drakopoulos, E.

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.

Dutta, R.

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.

French, S.

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.

Fumagalli, A.

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.

Gaivoronski, A.

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

Geary, N.

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.

Gencata, A.

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

Golab, W.

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).

Grover, W. D.

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.

Inoue, I.

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).

Jakab, T.

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.

Jia, X.

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.

Jose, N.

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.

K?r?sz, T.

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.

Kennington, J.

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).

Labourdette, J. F.

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.

Lakatos, Zs.

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).

Leung, D.

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.

Lewis, K.

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).

Luo, Z.-Q.

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.

Maier, G.

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.

Mannie, E.

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

Mishra, P.

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.

Mouftah, H. T.

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.

Mukherjee, B.

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).

Murata, M.

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.

Olinick, E.

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).

O'Reilly, J.

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.

Ortinsky, A.

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?ndi, Zs.

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.

Parnis, N.

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.

Pattavina, A.

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.

Perlove, K.

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.

Perros, H. G.

Ramakrishnan, A.

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

Ramamurthy, B.

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

Ramamurthy, R.

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).

Ramamurthy, S.

Rouskas, G. N.

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).

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.

Saad, M. E. M.

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.

Sahasrabuddhe, L.

Sen, S.

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.

Sharma, V.

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

Somani, A. K.

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.

Spath, J.

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).

Spiride, G.

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).

Szegedi, P.

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).

Tacca, M.

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.

Takagi, H.

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.

Takeda, T.

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).

Tornatore, M.

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.

Xin, Y.

Zhang, Y.

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.

Zheng, J.

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.

Zhou, B.

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.

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