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Towards Digital Optical Networks [electronic resource] : COST Action 291 Final Report / edited by Ioannis Tomkos, Maria Spyropoulou, Karin Ennser, Martin Köhn, Branko Mikac.

Edition:
1st ed. 2009.
Publication:
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2009.
Series:
Computer Science (Springer-11645)
LNCS sublibrary. Computer communication networks and telecommunications SL 5, 5412
Computer Communication Networks and Telecommunications ; 5412
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (XX, 367 pages)
Subjects:
Computer networks.
Computer engineering.
Management information systems.
Computer science.
Lasers.
Photonics.
Local subjects:
Computer Communication Networks.
Computer Engineering.
Management of Computing and Information Systems.
Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices.
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Summary:
COST - the acronym for European COoperation in Science and Technology - is the oldest and widest European intergovernmental network for cooperation in - search. Established by the Ministerial Conference in November 1971, COST is presently used by the scientific communities of 35 European countries to coop- ate in common research projects supported by national funds. The funds provided by COST - less than 1% of the total value of the projects - support the COST cooperation networks (COST Actions) through which, with € 30 million per year, more than 30,000 European scientists are involved in - search having a total value which exceeds € 2 billion per year. This is the financial worth of the European added value which COST achieves. A "bottom up approach" (the initiative of launching a COST Action comes from the European scientists themselves), "à la carte participation" (only countries interested in the Action participate), "equality of access" (participation is open also to the scientific communities of countries not belonging to the European - ion) and "flexible structure" (easy implementation and light management of the research initiatives) are the main characteristics of COST.
Contents:
I
Novel Transponder Interfaces: Novel Modulation Formats
Electronic Channel Equalization Techniques
Optical Signal Processing Techniques for Signal Regeneration and Digital Logic
Evolution of Optical Access Networks
Novel Switch Architectures
II
Cross-Layer Optimization Issues for Realizing Transparent Mesh Optical Networks
Performance Issues in Optical Burst/Packet Switching
Multi-layer Traffic Engineering (MTE) in Grooming Enabled ASON/GMPLS Networks
Network Resilience in Future Optical Networks
Optical Storage Area Networks
III
Software Tools and Methods for Modelling Physical Layer Issues
Software Tools and Methods for Research and Education in Optical Networks.
Contributor:
Tomkos, Ioannis. editor., Editor,
Spyropoulou, M. (Maria), editor., Editor,
Ennser, Karin. editor., Editor,
Kohn, Martin, editor., Editor,
Mikac, Branko. editor., Editor,
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Printed edition:
ISBN:
978-3-642-01524-3
9783642015243
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-642-01524-3 doi
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