Program of DIMACS Workshop on Optical Networks
                             March 16-19, 1998
                               DIMACS Center

March 16, 1998

9:30-10:00       Welcome 

10:00-12:00      Tutorial 1  given by Dr. John Strand 

2:00-4:00        Tutorial 2  given by Dr. Biswanath Mukherjee


March 17, 1998

Session 1        (Chair Panos Pardalos)

9:00-9:30        G. Persiano (V. AulEetta, I. Caragiannis and
                 C. Kaklamanis) (Universita di Salerno)
                 Efficient Wavelength Routing in Trees with Low-Degree

9:30-10:00       Gordon Wilfong  (Lucent Technologies)
                 Scheduling in a WDM Ring and for Optimally Placing
                 Wavelength Translators in a Network 

10:00-10:30     Break

Session 2         (Chair Chunming Qiao)

10:30-11:00      Peng-Jun Wan (Illinois Istitute of Technology)
                 Maximal Throughput in Optical Networks

11:00-11:30      Ornan (Ori) Gerstel (Tellabs Operations)
                 Optical ring network design to reduce overall system cost

11:30-12:00      Rami Melhem (University of Pittsburgh)
                 Adaptive routing and dynamic path establishment in WDM

12:00-2:00       Lunch

Session 3         (Chair Rami Melhem)

2:00-2:30         Suresh Subramaniam (Geroge Washington Unversity)
                  An optimal algorithm for maximizing the number of
                  connections in WDM rings 

2:30-3:00         Thomas Erlebach (TU Muenchen)
                  Routing a maximum number of requests in an all-optical
                  tree network 

3:00-3:30         Vijay Kumar (Northwest University)
                  Bandwidth Allocation Algorithms for Optical Networks

3:30-4:00         Break

Session 4         (Chair Biswanath Mukherjee)

4:00-4:30         K. Sivalingam (Washington State Unversity)
                  On-line Scheduling Algorithms for Optical WDM Networks

4:30-5:00         Haizhong Shi, Enyu Yao (Zhejiang University)
                  A Ring-theoretic Model---For Interconnection Networks

5:00-5:30         Klaus Jansen  (Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik)
                  Off-Line and On-Line Call-Scheduling in Stars and

March 18, 1998

Session 5         (Chair Jean-Claude Bermond)

9:00-9:30         Bruno Beauquier (SLOOP CNRS/INRIA/UNSA)
                  Broadcasting in WDM Optical Rings and Tori  

9:30-10:00        Eric Harder (George Washington University)
                  All-to-All Gossiping with Same Length Messages in WDM
                  All-Optical Square Mesh Networks 

10:00-10:30     Break

Session 6         (Chair Peng-Jun Wan)

10:30-11:00       Jean-Claude Bermond  (SLOOP CNRS/INRIA/UNSA)
                  Optimal Wavelength-Routed Multicasting  

11:00-11:30       Chunling Zhou (University of Vermont)
                  Multicast Communication in a Class of WDM Optical

11:30-12:00       D. Kim, D.-Z. Du, P. Pardalos (University of Minnesota)
                  On Conflict-Free Channel Set Assignments for 
                  Optical Cluster-Based Hypercube Networks

12:00-2:00        Lunch

Session 7         (Chair Ding-Zhu Du)

2:00-2:30         Biswanath Mukherjee (Univerisity of California, Davis)
                  Spare-Capacity-Based Fault-Tolerant Routing in
                  Wavelength-Routed Optical Networks: Preliminary

2:30-3:00         Olivier Crochat (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
                  Protection Interoperability for WDM Optical Networks

3:00-3:30         Jadranka Skorin-Kapov (SUNY at Stony Brook)
                  On Minimal Congestion Routing in Optical Networks
                  with Regular and Arbitrary Topologies

3:30-4:00         Break

Session 8         (Chair Ornan Gerstel)

4:00-4:30         Chunming Qiao (SUNY at Buffalo)
                  Polymorphic control for cost-effective design of
                  optical networks 

4:30-5:00         Sanguthevar Rajasekaran (Univeristy of Florida)
                  The Optical Transpose Interconnection System

5:00-5:30         Cheng-Chi Yu (Arizona State University)
                  Adaptive Cycle Time for Real-Time TWDM: Tool and
                  Performance Analysis 


March 19, 1998

Session 9         (Chair Peng-Jun Wan)

9:00-9:30         Liwu Liu (Illinois Institute of Technology)
                  Optimal Routing Based on the Super-Topology in
                  Hypercube WDM networks 

9:30-10:00        Rocky KC Chang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
                  Optimal Node Assignment in Reconfigurable WDM
                  Lightwave Networks with Regular Virtual Topologies 

10:00-10:30       Break

Session 10        (Chair Panos Pardalos)

10:30-11:00       Imrich Chlamtac / Andrea Fumagalli (UT Dallas)
                  Performance of Photonic Slot Routing Networks with
                  Random Transmissions 

11:00-11:30       Peng-Jun Wan (Illinois Institute of Technology)
                  Optimal Waveband Assignment to Limited-Tunable Transceivers

11:30-12:00       Radim Bartos (University of New Hampshire)
                  Exploring Virtual Locality in Optical Networks 

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