9 September 2002 Competitive game theoretic optimal routing in optical networks
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Proceedings Volume 4910, Optical Networking II; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.482435
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical and Wireless Communications 2002, 2002, Shanghai, China
Abstract
Optical transport service providers need control and optimization strategies for wavelength management, network provisioning, restoration and protection, allowing them to define and deploy new services and maintain competitiveness. In this paper, we investigate a game theory based model for wavelength and flow assignment in multi wavelength optical networks, consisting of several backbone long-haul optical network transport service providers (TSPs) who are offering their services -in terms of bandwidth- to Internet service providers (ISPs). The ISPs act as brokers or agents between the TSP and end user. The agent (ISP) buys services (bandwidth) from the TSP. The TSPs compete among themselves to sell their services and maintain profitability. We present a case study, demonstrating the impact of different bandwidth broker demands on the supplier's profit and the price paid by the network broker.
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Abdulsalam Yassine, Abdulsalam Yassine, Ognian Kabranov, Ognian Kabranov, Dimitrios Makrakis, Dimitrios Makrakis, "Competitive game theoretic optimal routing in optical networks", Proc. SPIE 4910, Optical Networking II, (9 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482435; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.482435
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