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DISCUS: an end-to-end solution for ubiquitous broadband optical access

Marco Ruffini, Lena Wosinska, Mohand Achouche, Jiajia Chen, Nick Doran, Farsheed Farjady, Julio Montalvo, Peter Ossieur, Barry O'Sullivan, Nick Parsons, Thomas Pfeiffer, Xing-Zhi Qiu (+7 others)
2014 IEEE Communications Magazine  
A new end to end architecture based on Long-Reach Passive Optical Network (LR-PON) with wireless integration, a distributed core built of optical transparency islands and an OpenFlow-based control plane  ...  , which is being developed in the EU project DISCUS, is described in this paper.  ...  In summary, the new end to end network design approach is aimed to guarantee a cost-efficient ubiquitous high speed broadband access in order to address the future user demands.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2014.6736741 fatcat:7p5uflfwrfehjgjoti7ho7j3de

DISCUS: End-to-end network design for ubiquitous high speed broadband services

Marco Ruffini, Nick Doran, Mohand Achouche, Nick Parsons, Thomas Pfeiffer, Xin Yin, Harald Rohde, Marco Schiano, Peter Ossieur, Barry O'Sullivan, Roland Wessaly, Lena Wosinska (+2 others)
2013 2013 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)  
DISCUS is a European Integrated Project that, building on optical-centric solutions such as Long-Reach Passive Optical access and flat optical core, aims to deliver a cost-effective architecture for ubiquitous  ...  Fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) has been long sought as the ultimate solution to satisfy the demand for broadband access in the foreseeable future, and offer distance-independent data rate within access network  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The research leading to this article has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n. 318137 (Collaborative project "DISCUS  ... 
doi:10.1109/icton.2013.6602948 fatcat:maapfehn5bdhnbln766c2fo2zi

Multidimensional Convergence in Future 5G Networks

Marco Ruffini
2017 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
The paper, after expressing the view on the need for an end-to-end approach to network design, brings the reader into a journey on the expected 5G network requirements and outlines some of the work currently  ...  integration and future convergence of optical data centre and access-metro networks.  ...  , thus providing the foundation for an architecture capable to deliver broadband fibre connection to a larger number of users, creating a ubiquitous optical access network ecosystem.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2016.2617896 fatcat:fqozctjx3bgg3lv436iwgj2tfe

Techno-Economic Assessment in Communications: Models for Access Network Technologies [article]

Carlos Bendicho
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This article shows State of the Art of techno-economic modeling for access network technologies, presents the characteristics a universal techno-economic model should have, and shows a classification and  ...  available for industry stakeholders under specific licence of use.  ...  (2014) [42] 'DISCUS: An End-to-End Solution for Ubiquitous Broadband Optical Access' OASE FTTP Katsianis & Smura (2015) [43] 'A model cost data for radio access networks' Proprietary  ... 
arXiv:2006.07720v2 fatcat:qsk6jaqwcnekzovxjtqtjhxreq

Metropolitan Optical Networks: A Survey on New Architectures and Future Trends [article]

Léia Sousa de Sousa, André Costa Drummond
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In order to guarantee the strictest quality of service and quality of experience requirements for users, as well as meeting the providers' objectives of maintaining an acceptable trade-off between cost  ...  This work presents a comprehensive survey of the new proposed architectures for metropolitan optical networks.  ...  As for the MEON architecture, shown in the mapping by scope as an architecture concentrated in the metro-core segment, it is possible to expect more comprehensive solutions, with an end-to-end view, given  ... 
arXiv:2201.10709v2 fatcat:bknij4xfr5elhfymxqs2r3o5fa

Model for Techno-Economic Assessment of Access Technologies. Doctoral Dissertation for PhD, Telecommunications Engineering (EECS) [article]

Carlos Bendicho
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This doctoral dissertation shows State of the Art of techno-economic modeling for access network technologies, presents the characteristics a universal techno-economic model should have, and shows a classification  ...  In order to reduce the gap detected in the literature, the author defines and develops a Universal Techno-Economic Model called UTEM and the corresponding methodology to industrialize techno-economic assessment  ...  (2014) [123] 'DISCUS: An End-to-End Solution for Ubiquitous Broadband Optical Access' OASE FTTP EU FP7 Europe Katsianis & Smura (2015) [132] 'A cost model for radio access data networks  ... 
arXiv:2008.07286v4 fatcat:e7wfp2xebjfd5civeegcuw2fqe

SDN Enabled Dynamically Reconfigurable High Capacity Optical Access Architecture for Converged Services

Giuseppe Talli, Frank Slyne, Stefano Porto, Daniel Carey, Nicola Brandonisio, Alan Naughton, Peter Ossieur, Seamas McGettrick, Christian Blumm, Marco Ruffini, David Payne, Rene Bonk (+3 others)
2017 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Oclaro for the loan of the 100G transponder.  ...  INTRODUCTION An end-to-end network design, which considers access, metro and core networks, can provide a more economically scalable architecture solution that is better able to cope with the future data  ...  TL1 is a man-machine management protocol defined by Bellcore which is commonly used to manage optical broadband and access equipment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2016.2604864 fatcat:cklk6fwqkbclte6nrzfpmavxke

Telecommunication [1935]

S. H. Witt
2010 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
Therefore, fibre provides the ultimate future-proof solution for broadband access to fixed locations such as homes.  ...  a ubiquitous bit-transport system for all network services.  ...  ROSS KELSO Ross Kelso completed doctoral studies at Queensland University of Technology in 2008, examining the matter of open access to next generation broadband.  ... 
doi:10.2104/tja10034 fatcat:ioc6onbktnawpbhktw67iebquq

LANET: Visible-Light Ad Hoc Networks

Nan Cen, Jithin Jagannath, Simone Moretti, Zhangyu Guan, Tommaso Melodia
2018 Ad hoc networks  
As discussed above, LANETs are more cost-efficient than MANETs because of much 165 simpler front-end devices (e.g., LEDs, PDs) compared to RF solutions for transmitting, 166 sampling and data processing  ...  An optical wireless-based system relies on optical radiation to deliver information 20 in free space, with wavelengths included in the Infra-red (IR), visible-light, and ultraviolet (UV) 21 bands.  ...  When a new channel wants to join the AP, it sends a traffic request to the access point 564 565 for each user, Random Optical Codes (ROC) have been proposed as an alternative, even though 566 they  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2018.04.009 fatcat:aa6dg2ae2bg6pd2cok5tho42ze

WiSPNET 2021

2021 2021 Sixth International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET)  
A particular focus of the talk will be on federated learning in which end-user devices interact with edge devices such as access points to implement joint learning algorithms, and for which spectrum scheduling  ...  The security challenges faced specifically due to the mobile nature of things in loT will be discus sed through case studies and next generation solution architectures will be elaborated on.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wispnet51692.2021.9419471 fatcat:5kh465n5avda7ajotoslx623we

5GCity Infrastructure Design and Definition (5.1)

Carlos Colman Meixner
2019 Zenodo  
To do so, this deliverable provide the needed level of detail (technical and deployment) to achieve the demonstration goals the project has within its timeframe.  ...  This document is focused on the definition and/or design of the 5GCity Infrastructure on each one of the cities involved in 5GCity to support the different Use cases to be deployed in each one of them.  ...  One of the challenge is to provide end-to-end network and cloud infrastructure slices over the same physical infrastructure to fulfil vertical-specific requirements as well as mobile broadband services  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2574001 fatcat:gxnar4d5znbetiev5a523f7dem

The networked home as a user-centric multimedia system

Ankur Mani, Hari Sundaram, David Birchfield, Gang Qian
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM workshop on Next-generation residential broadband challenges - NRBC '04  
We envision an augmented user-context adaptive home that enables the user to rest, reflect, interact and communicate everyday experiences through multimedia.  ...  We need new mechanisms for networked creation and consumption of media, as well as new interaction paradigms that will allow us to utilize the full potential of the networked, multimedia environment.  ...  Media presentation In this section we shall discus the problem of communicating media to the user.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1026763.1026768 fatcat:27guh5r75vgkzbd2xxhrov4f64

Embracing the Self-Service Economy

Daniel Castro, Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen J. Ezell
2010 Social Science Research Network  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank Emiko Guthe and Monique Martineau for their editorial support.  ...  We want to express our gratitude and appreciation to those who provided valuable input, including Scott Andes, Jennifer Cole, David Drain, Stephen Kendig, Francie Mendelsohn and Janet Webster.  ...  Electronic kiosks Kiosks provide stand-alone solutions to provide users access to information or a service, such as checking an account balance at an ATM or checking in for a flight at an airport kiosk  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1590982 fatcat:gynprzj2pbesdc4beromhtrcsy

An Insight into Advanced Approaches for Photosensitizer Optimization in Endodontics—A Critical Review

Patrícia Diogo, M. Amparo F. Faustino, M. Graça P. M. S. Neves, Paulo J. Palma, Isabel P. Baptista, Teresa Gonçalves, João Miguel Santos
2019 Journal of Functional Biomaterials  
In the quest for efficient strategies to achieve this objective, antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) has emerged as an alternative to classical endodontic irrigation solutions and antibiotics.  ...  Published data notably support the need for continuing the search for an ideal endodontic photosensitizer, that is, one which acts as an excellent antimicrobial agent without causing toxicity to the human  ...  laser device (λ = 660 nm, 100 mW, 6 min for each canal; 18 min/tooth; 36-108 J/tooth) and two light delivery systems: (1) laser handpiece tip in contact with pulp chamber access or (2) an optical diffuser  ... 
doi:10.3390/jfb10040044 pmid:31575005 pmcid:PMC6963755 fatcat:r2do2tb4tvdkzke2a77tbflqpi

Full Issue PDF

2014 SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal  
modify its business model to an open system with a cloud platform and optical transport network.  ...  and David Shih An unquenchable end-user thirst for enhanced video quality results in ever-scaling video frame size and frame rate requirements.  ... 
doi:10.5594/j18421 fatcat:nmf7eou33regbms2cyv7ya47te
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