Enhanced crankback for lightpath setup in multi-domain optical networks

M. Esmaeili, F. Xu, N. Ghani, C. Xie, M. Peng, Q. Liu

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This paper proposes a novel crankback scheme for routing and wavelength assignment across domains. The scheme leverages existing routing state and provides mechanisms to track signaling setup failures and limit overheads and delays.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5456072
Pages (from-to)480-482
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


  • Crankback
  • Multi-domain optical networks


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