UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

CS6391 - Optical Networks

CS 6391 Optical Networks (3 semester hours) Enabling technologies for optical networks. Wavelength-division multiplexing. Broadcast-and-select optical networks. Wavelength-routed optical networks. Virtual topology design. Routing and wavelength assignment. Network control and management. Protection and restoration. Wavelength conversion. Traffic grooming. Photonic packet switching. Optical burst switching. Survey of recent advances in optical networking. Prerequisite: CS 5390 AND one of CS 6352, CS 6385, CS 6390. (3-0) Y