Maximizing the Number of Connections in Multifiber WDM Chain, Ring and Star Networks

@inproceedings{Potika2005MaximizingTN,
  title={Maximizing the Number of Connections in Multifiber WDM Chain, Ring and Star Networks},
  author={Katerina Potika},
  booktitle={NETWORKING},
  year={2005}
}
We study a wavelength assignment maximization problem in multifiber WDM networks. Given a network G, a set of requests, the number of fibers per link and the number of wavelengths, we want to maximize the number of requests that can be satisfied simultaneously. We propose polynomial time algorithms, that are either optimal or have a guaranteed worst case performance in basic topologies, such as chain, ring and star networks. 
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