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In this thesis the problem of Logical Topology Design for WDM Networks has been considered. Optical networks form the backbone of our communication needs, so logical topology design forms a critical part of network design. The physical topology consists of nodes and fiber optic links. Lightpaths are set up on physical topology, which represent a optical connection between two end nodes. The maximum total traffic on a logical link gives us the congestion of the network. The tabu search meta-heuristic opens interesting avenue to expedite finding the optimal logical topology. For a given physical topology, and traffic pattern our objective is to optimize logical topology, using tabu search so as to minimize the network congestion.Dept. of Computer Science. Paper copy at Leddy Library: Theses & Major Papers - Basement, West Bldg. / Call Number: Thesis2006 .S66. Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 45-01, page: 0365. Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Windsor (Canada), 2006.
Sood, Ashutosh, "Logical topology design for WDM networks using tabu search." (2006). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2640.