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An edge admission control in a distributed GMPLS-based IP/WDM network

Al-Barrak, S. and Harle, D.A. (2006) An edge admission control in a distributed GMPLS-based IP/WDM network. In: 5th Workshop in G/MPLS Networks, 2006-03-30 - 2006-03-31.

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Abstract

This paper proposes an admission control mechanism based upon two grooming strategies; lightpath-create-first and lightpath-create-last. The key feature of the proposed mechanism considers the condition when multiple identical requests associated with a source, destination, and class of service arrive simultaneously at an edge router. The mechanism is implemented and investigated using a simulation model of a distributed GMPLS-based IP/WDM network. Moreover, a methodology for providing a class of service based on this mechanism is also proposed.