Cost modelling and validation in network optimization

  title={Cost modelling and validation in network optimization},
  author={Ron Addie and Yu Peng and Mostfa Albdair and Chang Xing and David Fatseas and Moshe Zukerman},
  journal={2015 International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC)},
There are many costs associated with the building and running a telecommunications network, both capital (CAPEX) and operational (OPEX) costs. On the one hand, complex routing schemes activated in multi-layer networks, like MPLS, logically imply assignment of costs to a collection of modules, from more than one layer, so defining the cost model is a non… CONTINUE READING