This paper proposes a new analytical technique for the performance analysis of all optical networks which use the first-fit algorithm for wavelength assignment. We analyze the wavelength usage on the links to calculate the blocking probability of a source destination pair, taking into account wavelength correlation and load correlation between links. Our model is accurate even in a system with large number of wavelengths.

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Keywords Copper, Drives, Intelligent networks, Optical fiber networks, Optical fibers, Performance analysis, Sun, Wavelength assignment, Wavelength division multiplexing, Wavelength routing
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/CONTEL.2003.176940
Conference 7th International Conference on Telecommunications, ConTEL 2003
Citation
Sun, X. (Xuehong), Li, Y. (Yunhao), Lambadaris, I, & Zhao, Y. (2003). Performance analysis of first-fit wavelength assignment algorithm in optical networks. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Telecommunications, ConTEL 2003. doi:10.1109/CONTEL.2003.176940