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Challenges for the Next-Generation Internet and the Role of IP over Photonic Networks
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2000/10/25
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: SURVEY PAPER (Special Issue on Advanced Internetworking based on Photonic Network Technologies)
internet, IP (Internet Protocol), TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), congestion control, WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing), network dimensioning,
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In this article, we first discuss QoS metrics of the data networks, followed by raising the challenging problems for the next-generation Internet with high-performance and high-quality. We then discuss how the WDM technology can be incorporated for resolving those problems. Several research issues for the IP over WDM networks are also identified.