25 August 1999 SIMON: a simulator for optical networks
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SIMON is an object-oriented event-driven simulation package implemented in C++ which incorporates optical device characteristics in the measurement of network-level blocking statistics. SIMON is suitable for studying the performance of large wavelength-routed optical networks, in which a call is set up in the network for a specific duration on a pre- determined lightpath. Currently the physical-layer models allow for modeling phenomena such as signal attenuation in fiber and other components, amplifier gain saturation, and homowavelength crosstalk in switches. Simulation experiments can be performed with a user-specified bit-error rate limit, which must be satisfied by any call set up in the network.
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Byrav Ramamurthy, Byrav Ramamurthy, Debasish Datta, Debasish Datta, Helena X.C. Feng, Helena X.C. Feng, Jonathan Paul Heritage, Jonathan Paul Heritage, Biswanath Mukherjee, Biswanath Mukherjee, } "SIMON: a simulator for optical networks", Proc. SPIE 3843, All-Optical Networking 1999: Architecture, Control, and Management Issues, (25 August 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.360389; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.360389
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