Technical Sessions


Andrea Fumagalli, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Naoaki Yamanaka,
NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan

Technical Program Committee

OC01: Optical Burst Switching / Optical Packet Switching I
Tuesday 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: H. Jonathan Chao (Polytechnic University, USA)
Room: Cumberland A

OC01-1: Dimensioning Models in Optical Packet Switches Equipped with Shared Limited-Range Wavelength Converters
V. Eramo, M. Listanti, M. Spaziani (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy)
OC01-2: Minimizing Internal Speedup for Performance Guaranteed Optical Packet Switches
Bin Wu, Kwan L. Yeung (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
OC01-3: Quantitative QoS Guarantees in Labeled Optical Burst Switching Networks
Ayman Kaheel, Hussein Alnuweiri (The University of British Columbia, Canada)
OC01-4: Achieving Proportional Loss Differentiation Using Probabilistic Preemptive Burst Segmentation in Optical Burst Switching WDM Networks
Chee-Wei Tan, John Chi-Shing Lui (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Mohan Gurusamy (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

OC02: Protection and Restoration I
Tuesday 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: Hussein Mouftah (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Room: Cumberland E

OC02-1: Protection in Multi-granular Waveband Networks
Saket Varma, Jason P. Jue (The University of Texas-Dallas, USA)
OC02-2: A Novel Distributed Control Architecture for Shared Protection
J´anos Tapolcai (University of Waterloo, Canada; Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Pin-Han Ho (University of Waterloo, Canada); Xiaohong Jiang, Susumu Horiguchi (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
OC02-3: Dynamic Lightpath Protection in WDM Mesh Networks under Risk-Disjoint Constraint
Shengli Yuan (University of Houston, USA); Jason P. Jue (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
OC02-4: Segmented Protection Path Provisioning for Capacity Optimization in WDM Mesh Networks
Chava Vijaya Saradhi (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore); Lian Kian Wei, Mohan Gurusamy (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

OC03: GMPLS & Multi-Layer Networks
Tuesday 30 November, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Eiji Oki (NTT, Japan)
Room: Cumberland E

OC03-1: An Efficient Method to Estimate Transponder Count in Multi-layer Transport Networks
Stefan Bodamer, Jan Späth, Christoph Glingener (Marconi, Germany)
OC03-2: Optical GMPLS Networks with Code Switch Capable Layer for Sub-wavelength Switching
Tamer Khattab, Hussein Alnuweiri (University of British Columbia, Canada)
OC03-3: Rerouting Schemes for Dynamic Traffic Grooming in Optical WDM Mesh Networks
Wang Yao, Byrav Ramamurthy (University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA)
OC03-4: Experimental Demonstration of Two New GMPLS Lightpath Setup Protocols for Soft-Permanent Connections over Metro-DWDM DPRing Implemented on EMPIRICO ASON Testbed
Raul Muñoz, Ricardo Martínez (CTTC, Spain); Jordi Sorribes, Gabriel Junyent (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain)
OC03-5: Issues of Resource Management in Two-layer GMPLS Networks with Virtual Network Services
Slobodanka Tomic (Vienna Technical University, Austria)
OC03-6: Sequential and Hybrid Grooming Approaches for Multicast Traffic in WDM Networks
Ahmad Khalil, Antonis Hadjiantonis, Georgios Ellinas, Mohamed Ali (The City University of New York, USA)
OC03-7: An Algorithm for Traffic Grooming in WDM Mesh Networks with Dynamically Changing Light-Trees
Xiaodong Huang, Farid Farahmand, Jason P. Jue (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
OC03-8: An Integrated Network Management System with On-Line Traffic Engineering for Optical Label Switching Networks
Jinqiang Yang, S. J. Ben Yoo (University of California, Davis, USA)

OC04: Optical Burst Switching / Optical Packet Switching II
Tuesday 30 November, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: G.S.Kuo (National Chengchi Univ., Taiwan)
Room: Cumberland H

OC04-1: Prioritized Scheduling in WDM Packet Switching Networks with Limited Range Wavelength Conversion
Zhenghao Zhang, Yuanyuan Yang (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)
OC04-2: An Asynchronous, Variable Length Two-Stage Packet Switch Fabric Architecture with Look-ahead and Load-balance Scheduling Schemes for Optical-label Switching Networks
Haijun Yang, Junqiang Hu, Zhong Pan, Fei Xue, S. J. Ben Yoo (University of California, Davis, USA)
OC04-3: Batch Scheduling Algorithm for SUCCESS WDM-PON
Kyeong Soo Kim, David Gutierrez, Fu-Tai An, Leonid G. Kazovsky (Stanford University, USA)
OC04-4: Non-Preemptive Scheduling of Optical Switches
Alex Kesselman (Max Planck Institut fur Informatik, Saarbrucken, Germany); Kirill Kogan (Cisco Systems, Israel)
OC04-5: Frame Occupancy-based Round-Robin Matching Scheme for Input-Queued Packet Switches
Roberto Rojas-Cessa, Chuan-bi Lin (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
OC04-6: Scheduling Algorithms for Shared Fiber-Delay-Line Optical Packet Switches—The Single-Stage Case
Soung Yue Liew (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia); Gang Hu, H. Jonathan Chao (Polytechnic University, USA)
OC04-7: Performance Evaluation of an Optical Packet “Scheduling” Switch
Kyriakos Vlachos, Kyriaki Seklou, Emmanuel Varvarigos (University of Patras, Greece)
OC04-8: Dynamic Contention Resolution in Optical Burst Switched Networks with Partial Wavelength Conversion and Fiber Delay Lines
Bin Wang, Nanda Lella (Wright State University, USA)

OC05: Optical Components and CDMA in Optical Networking
Wednesday 1 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Ioannis Tomkos (Athens Information Technology, Greece)
Room: Cumberland E

OC05-1: Differential Amplitude Pulse-Position Modulation for Indoor Wireless Optical Channels
Ubolthip Sethakaset (University of Victoria, Canada), T. Aaron Gulliver (University of Victoria, Canada)
OC05-2: Performance Analysis for Optical Communication Systems Using Subcarrier PSK Intensity Modulation through Turbulent Atmospheric Channel
Qi Lu (Oakland University, USA), Qingchong Liu (Oakland University, USA), Gregory Mitchell (The Aerospace Corporation, USA)
OC05-3: Enhancement of Tolerance to MAIs by the Synergistic Effect between M-ary PAM and the Chip-Level Receiver for Optical CDMA Systems
Takaya Miyazawa (University of Keio, Japan), Iwao Sasase (Keio University, Japan)
OC05-4: Performance analysis for optical CDMA networks with random access schemes
Fei Xue (university of California at Davis, USA), Zhi Ding (University of California at Davis, USA), Ben Yoo (University of California, Davis, USA)
OC05-5: DWDM-Compatible Spectrally Phase Encoded O-CDMA
Shahab Etemad (Telcordia Technologies, USA), Thomas Banwell (Telcordia Technologies, USA), Stefano Galli (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., USA), Janet Jackel (Telcordia Technologies, USA), Ronald Menendez (Telcordia Technologies, USA), Paul Toliver (Telcordia Technologies, USA)
OC05-7: Performance Analysis of Coherent Ultrashort Light Pulse CDMA Communication Systems with Nonlinear Optical Thresholder
Yasutaka Igarashi (Saitama University, Japan), Hiroyuki Yashima (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
OC05-8: Channel Utilization and Loss Rate in a single-wavelength Fibre Delay Line (FDL) Buffer
Benny Van Houdt (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Koenraad Laevens (Ghent University, Belgium), Joke Lambert (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Chris Blondia (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Herwig Bruneel (Ghent University, Belgium)

OC06: Routing and Wavelength Assignment
Wednesday 1 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Kohei Shiomoto (NTT, Japan)
Room: Cumberland H

OC06-1: SUCCESS-LCO: Instant and Cost-Effective Upgrade of Existing Passive Optical Networks by Spectral Shaping Line Codes
Yu-Li Hsueh, Matthew S. Rogge, Wei-Tao Shaw, Jaedon Kim, Leonid G. Kazovsky (Stanford
University, USA); Shu Yamamoto (KDD Labs USA, USA)
OC06-2: Dynamic Routing and Wavelength Assignment Using Learning Automata Technique
Anwar Alyatama (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
OC06-3: ILP Formulations and Optimal Solutions for the RWA Problem
Brigitte Jaumard, Christophe Meyer, Babacar Thiongane (Université de Montréal, Canada), Xiao Yu (École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada)
OC06-4: FastSurv: A New Efficient Local Search Algorithm for Survivable Routing in WDM Networks
Frederick Ducatelle, Luca M. Gambardella (Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale, Switzerland)
OC06-5: Performance Evaluation of Time Driven Switching for Flexible Bandwidth Provisioning in WDM Networks
Achille Pattavina, Marco Bonomi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Yoram Ofek (Universita' di Trento, Italy)
OC06-6: A Lagrangean Relaxation Approach to Routing and Wavelength Assignment for Multi-granularity Optical WDM Networks
Steven S. W. Lee (ITRI, Taiwan); Maria C. Yuang, Po-Lung Tien (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
OC06-7: Wavelength Assignment in Waveband Switching Networks with Wavelength Conversion
Xiaojun Cao (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA); Chunming Qiao (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA); Vishal Anand (State University of New York at Brockport, USA); Jikai Li (The College of New Jersey, USA)
OC06-8: Covert Low-Power QoS Attack in All-Optical Wavelength Routed Networks
Tao Deng, Suresh Subramaniam (George Washington University, USA)

OC07: Traffic Engineering / Routing
Wednesday 1 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Marco Tacca (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Room: Cumberland I

OC07-1: Bandwidth Allocation for Service Level Agreement Aware Ethernet Passive Optical Networks
Dawid Nowak, Philip Perry (Dublin City University, Ireland); John Murphy (University College Dublin, Ireland)
OC07-2: Blocking Analysis of Multi-fiber Wavelength-Routed Networks
Kejie Lu, Jason P. Jue, Tao Zhang, Shengli Yuan, Imrich Chlamtac (The University of Texas at
Dallas, USA); Gaoxi Xiao (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
OC07-3: Elastic Traffic Effects on WDM Dynamic Grooming Algorithms
R. Lo Cigno, E. Salvadori (Università di Trento, Italy); Z. Zsóka (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
OC07-4: Service Differentiation and Fairness Control in WDM Grooming Networks
Kayvan Mosharaf, Jérôme Talim, Ioannis Lambadaris, (Carleton University, Canada); Ioannis Marmorkos (Institute of Technology, Greece)
OC07-5: A Multi-layer Disjoint Path Selection Algorithm for Highly Reliable Carrier Services

Takashi Miyamura, Takashi Kurimoto, Michihiro Aoki, Shigeo Urushidani (NTT Corporation, Japan)
OC07-6: Enabling New Services through Fiber to the Premises
Kenneth J. Lutz, Anindo Bagchi (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., USA)
OC07-7: The Effect of Wavelength Advertisement on the Performance of an Optical Routing Protocol
Bilal Khan, Dardo D. Kleiner, David Talmage, Abdella Battou (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA)
OC07-8: Routing and Time-Slot Assignment in Optical TDM Networks
An Chen, Albert Wong, Chin-Tau Lea (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

OC08: Optical Burst Switching / Optical Packet Switching III
Thursday 2 December, 8:30 – 10:00
Chair: Kyeongsoo “Joseph” Kim (STMicroelectronics, USA)
Room: Cumberland I

OC08-1: A Preemptive Scheme with Two-Way Release Message Transmission in Optical Burst Switching Networks
Takuji Tachibana, Masayuki Ueda, Shoji Kasahara (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
OC08-2: Path Clustering: An Approach to Implement Absolute QoS Differentiation in Optical Burst-Switched Networks
Qiong Zhang, Vinod M. Vokkarane, Biao Chen, Jason P. Jue (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
OC08-3: Pre-planned Global Rerouting for Fault Management in Labeled Optical Burst-Switched WDM Networks
Jing Zhang, Biswanath Mukherjee (University of California, Davis, USA); Shuang Wang, Young-Chon Kim (Chonbuk National University, Korea); Keyao Zhu (Alcatel Shanghai Bell, China); Debasish (Indian Institute of Technology, India)
OC08-4: Absolute QoS Signaling and Reservation in Optical Burst-Switched Networks
M. H. Phùng, K. C. Chua, G. Mohan, M. Motani (National University of Singapore, Singapore); T. C. Wong (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)

OC09: Protection and Restoration II
Thursday 2 December, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: Jason Jue (University of Texas-Dallas, USA)
Room: Cumberland I

OC09-1: Fault Detection and Path Performance Monitoring in Meshed All-Optical Networks
Hongqing Zeng, Changcheng Huang (Carleton University, Canada); Alex Vukovic, J. Michel Savoie (Communications Research Centre Canada, Canada)
OC09-2: Dynamic Lightpath Protection in WDM Mesh Networks under Wavelength Continuity Constraint
Shengli Yuan (University of Houston, USA); Jason P. Jue (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
OC09-3: Optimal Configuration of r-Cycles in WDM Optical Networks with Sparse Wavelength Conversion
Tianjian Li, Bin Wang (Wright State University, USA)
OC09-4: Group Shared Protection (GSP): A Scalable Solution for Spare Capacity Reconfiguration in Mesh WDM Networks
Anwar Haque, Pin-Han Ho, Raouf Boutaba, James Ho (University of Waterloo, Canada)