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10 October 1997 Performance of packet-switched WDM broadcast networks with multicast traffic
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In this paper, we analyze the performance of a packet-switched broadcast-and-select all-optical network with N nodes and W wavelengths. We model the network as an N X N space- division time-slotted packet switch. We consider the effects of the input queueing dynamics on the network performance, and present a queueing analysis of networks supporting multicast traffic with fanout splitting. We obtain the maximum supportable throughput as a function of the network size, the number of wavelengths, and the multicast size. The average multicast packet delay is evaluated as a function of network and traffic parameters. It is found that increasing the number of wavelengths beyond 40% - 60% of the number of nodes results in little improvement in network performance. We also study a second switching scheme that yields higher overall network throughput at the expense of introducing packet dropping.
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Ahmed Mokhtar and Murat Azizoglu "Performance of packet-switched WDM broadcast networks with multicast traffic", Proc. SPIE 3230, All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues III, (10 October 1997); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.290382
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