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Optical Track - Technical Program

September 9, 2008 [Tuesday] 10:15 AM - 12:00 Noon
Optical 1: FTTH Rollouts
Chair: Bart Lannoo (Ghent University)

INVITED TALK: FTTH deployment taking off in Europe
Gerlas van den Hoven (Genexis B.V., The Netherlands)

INVITED PAPER: Broadband and home networks in Sweden - Commercial Deployments and Research Status

Claus Popp Larsen (Acreo, Sweden)

INVITED PAPER: PIEMAN: Next Generation Fibre-to-the-Home solutions

Shamil Appathurai (British Telecom, UK)

Improvements in the Transmission over Optical Links of Broadband Access Networks

Tibor Berceli (BUTE - Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Eszter Udvary (BUTE - Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

September 9 , 2008 [Tuesday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Optical 2: Packet and Circuit Switching
Chair: Piet Demeester (Ghent University, Belgium)

INVITED-PAPER: CAMPUS: Cost-effective Adaptable Multi-Protocol User-centric Service Network for Enterprise/Metro all-Ethernet Applications
Ashwin Gumaste (IIT Bombay), Nasir Ghani (University of New Mexico), Vincent Chan (MIT)

Optical Hybrid Architecture and Network Control Strategies

Ekpe Okorafor (Texas A&M University)

Networks for high-bandwidth services combining photonic circuit cross-connects with packet switches
Georg Post (Alcatel-Lucent), Jean-Michel Houssin (Alcatel-Lucent), Ludovic Noirie (Alcatel-Lucent), Pierre Peloso (Alcatel-Lucent)

The Effect of Burst Formation Timers on Video Streaming over Optical Burst Switched Networks
Daniel Morato (Public University of Navarre), Felix Espina (Public University of Navarre), Mikel Izal (Public University of Navarre), Eduardo Magaña (Public University of Navarre)

September 10, 2008 [Wednesday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Optical 3: Optical Networks
Chair: Claus Popp Larsen (Acreo, Sweden)

INVITED PAPER: Challenges and Trends in Optical Networking: A Bottom-Up Approach
Paulo Pereira Monteiro (Nokia Siemens Networks Portugal)

Economic Benefits of a Community Driven Fiber to the Home Rollout
Bart Lannoo (Ghent University - IBBT), Koen Casier (Ghent University - IBBT), Jan Van Ooteghem (Ghent University - IBBT), Bart Wouters (Ghent University - IBBT), Sofie Verbrugge (Ghent University - IBBT), Didier Colle (Ghent University - IBBT), Mario Pickavet (Ghent University - IBBT), Piet Demeester (Ghent University - IBBT)

A Hierarchical Model for Multigranular Optical Networks

Rudra Dutta (North Carolina State University), George Rouskas (North Carolina State University), Mohan Iyer (North Carolina State University)

Network Coding for Optical-Layer Multicast
Eric Manley (University of Nebraska - Lincoln), Jitender Deogun (University of Nebraska - Lincoln), Lisong Xu (University of Nebraska - Lincoln)

September 11, 2008 [Thursday] 8:30 - 10.15 AM
Optical 4: Network Configuration
Chair: Arunita Jaekel (University of Windsor, Canada)

Diverse Path Setup Schemes in Multi-Domain Optical Networks
Tomonori Takeda (NTT), Eiji Oki (NTT), Kohei Shiomoto (NTT)

Performance Optimization for Fault Localization in All-Optical Networks
Mazen Khair (University of Ottawa), Burak Kantarci (University of Ottawa), Jun Zheng (University of Ottawa), Hussein T. Mouftah (University of Ottawa)

Routing and Scheduling Connections in Networks that Support Advance Reservations
Emmanouel (Manos) Varvarigos (Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Greece, and Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Patra, Greece), Vasileios Sourlas (Department of Computer and Communication Engineering, University of Thessaly, Greece), Konstantinos Christodoulopoulos (Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Greece, and Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Patra, Greece)

Efficient Reconfiguration of Logical Topologies: Multiobjective Design Algorithm and Adaptation Policy
Ramon Durán Barroso (University of Valladolid), Rubén Lorenzo Toledo (University of Valladolid), Noemí Merayo Álvarez (University of Valladolid), Ignacio de Miguel Jiménez (University of Valladolid), Patricia Fernández Reguero (University of Valladolid), Juan Carlos Aguado Manzano (University of Valladolid), Evaristo Abril Domingo (University of Valladolid)

Minimum Wavelength Assignment for Multicast Traffic in All-Optical WDM Tree Networks

Anuj Rawat (University of Maryland, College Park), Mark Shayman (University of Maryland, College Park), Richard La (University of Maryland, College Park), Steve Marcus (University of Maryland, College Park)

September 11 , 2008 [Thursday] 10.30 AM - 12.00 Noon
Optical 5: PHY Aspects in Optical Networking
Chair: Izzat Darwazeh (University College London)

QoT-Guaranteed Protection: Survivability Under Physical Layer Impairments
Sun-il Kim (University of Alabama in Huntsville), Nnamdi Nwanze (State University of New York at Binghamton), Xiaolan Zhang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Steven Lumetta (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Tabu Search Optimization in Translucent Network Regenerator Allocation
Zhaoyi Pan (McGill University), Benoît Châtelain, François Gagnon, Christine Tremblay, Éric Bernier and David Plant

ILP formulation of Signal Power Based Routing for Single and Multilayer Optical Networks

Marcell Perényi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, dept. of telecommunications and media informatics), Szilárd Zsigmond (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, dept. of telecommunications and media informatics), Tibor Cinkler (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, dept. of telecommunications and media informatics)

“Just-Enough” Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous 10/40-Gb/s Services in Dispersion-Limited Transparent Optical Networks

Nadiatulhuda Zulkifli (University of Essex), R. C Almeida Jr. (University of Essex), K. M. Guild (University of Essex)