International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

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IJCNIS Vol.6, No.5, Apr. 2014

A Comparative Survey on Optical Burst Switched Network Simulators

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Terrance Frederick Fernandez, T. Megala, N.Sreenath

Index Terms

Optical Burst Switching (OBS);All-Optical Networks;Network Simulator Tools


Optical Burst Switching (OBS) is the future of optical internet which provides a promising architecture to efficiently utilize WDM and to fulfill today’s Internet traffic demands. Since this area is yet to mature there is a darn need to study its various protocols. Network simulator is an important tool for researchers and academicians to simulate and model the actual network at a reduced cost compared to the real test-bed experimentation. In this paper various OBS simulators are comparatively surveyed, while highlighting their merits and demerits.

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Terrance Frederick Fernandez, T. Megala, N.Sreenath,"A Comparative Survey on Optical Burst Switched Network Simulators", IJCNIS, vol.6, no.5, pp.35-41, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2014.05.05


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