Typhoon: An SDN Enhanced Real-Time Big Data Streaming Framework

  • Chang H.
  • Cho J.
  • Lakshman T.
  • Mukherjee S.
  • Van Der Merwe J.

Current big data streaming frameworks focus mainly on the scalability of real-time stream data processing, and are not flexible, controllable, and programmable enough to accomodate dynamic streaming application needs. For example, current frameworks do not deal well with use cases like updating routing and computation logic, or enabling live debugging ...

Ultra-Dense Networks: A New Look at the Proportional Fair Scheduler

  • Amir H. Jafari
  • Guoqiang Mao
  • Lopez-Perez D.
  • Ming Ding
  • Zihuai Lin

In this paper, we theoretically study the proportional fair (PF) scheduler in the context of ultra-dense networks (UDNs). Analytical results are obtained for the coverage probability and the area spectral efficiency (ASE) performance of dense small cell networks (SCNs) with the PF scheduler employed at base stations (BSs). For the ...

Scaling Deep Learning-based Decoding of Polar Codes via Partitioning

  • Cammerer S.
  • Gruber T.
  • Hoydis J.
  • Ten Brink S.

The training complexity of deep learning-based channel decoders scales exponentially with the codebook size and therefore with the number of information bits. Thus, neural network decoding (NND) is currently only feasible for very short block lengths. In this work, we show that the conventional iterative decoding algorithm for polar codes ...

Dynamic TDD: the Asynchronous Case and the Synchronous Case

  • Guoqiang Mao
  • Lopez-Perez D.
  • Ming Ding
  • Zihuai Lin

Small cell networks (SCNs) are envisioned to embrace dynamic time division duplexing (TDD) in order to tailor downlink (DL)/uplink (UL) subframe resources to quick variations and burstiness of DL/UL traffic. The study of dynamic TDD is particularly important because it serves as the predecessor of the full duplex transmission technology, ...

Electrochromic Thin Films WO3-LiNbO3-NiO Broadband Microwave Characterization at Various Temperatures

  • Bulja S.
  • Cahill R.
  • Kopf R.
  • Norooziarab M.

This paper describes, for the first time, dielectric characterization of an electronically tunable electrochromic (EC) thin film material using a temperature- controlled microstrip line method between 7C to 50C in a broad frequency band of 1-67 GHz. The two ends of the microstrip line, directly exposed to the tunable EC ...

Advances in extreme learning machines (ELM2015)

  • Huang G.
  • Lendasse A.
  • Miche Y.
  • Toh K.
  • Vong C.

Rich Network Anomaly Detection Using Multivariate Data

  • Mendiratta V.
  • Thottan M.

Modern telecommunication networks are complex, and generate massive amounts of data in the form of logs and metadata. Though these networks are designed for high reliability, when they do fail or encounter performance degradations, given the complexity, it is difficult to detect and diagnose problems in a timely manner. Existing ...

Tailor-made tuneable dielectric and optical characteristics of inorganic electro-chromic materials

  • Bulja S.
  • Kopf R.

Electro-chromic materials (EC) have the ability to reversibly change their optical properties by charge insertion/extraction and have, since their discovery by Deb, been chiefly used in applications related to display technology. Examples are many - smart windows and mirrors and active optical filters being some of them. Owing to their ...

Edge Computing in the ePC --- A Reality Check

  • Abe Y.
  • Hadzic I.
  • Woithe H.

Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) has received much attention from the research community in recent years. A significant part of the published work has studied the telecom-centric MEC architecture, which assumes that the computing resource is located at the edge of the mobile access network (e.g., the Evolved Packet Core), typically ...

Compression-Based Compressed Sensing

Modern compression codes exploit signals’ complex structures to encode them very efficiently. On the other hand, compressed sensing algorithms recover “structured” signals from their under-determined set of linear measurements. Currently, there is a noticeable gap between the types of structures used in the area of compressed sensing and those employed ...

Proactive Fiber Break Detection Enabled by In-Service Coherent Transceiver

  • Boitier F.
  • Chavarria Valenzuela L.
  • Dutisseuil E.
  • Lemaire V.
  • Pesic J.

we demonstrate on a real-time PDM-QPSK receiver coupled with trained learning machine that digital signal processing used in coherent technologies enable a concurrent monitoring of mechanical events occurring on optical fiber enabling proactive fiber break detection on deployed optical networks.

Enforcing Users Constraints In Dynamic Software-Defined Networks Of Devices

  • Boussard M.
  • Bui D.
  • Peloso P.

Paper to Netsoft 2016 detailing the policies defined for multi-tenants sharing of devices

On the Bit Error Rate of Optical Transmission Systems Corrupted by Bivariate Additive White Gaussian Noise

  • Bigo S.
  • Delezoide C.
  • Essiambre R.
  • Frignac Y.
  • Jenneve P.
  • Layec P.
  • Ramantanis P.

We derive in integral form the exact Bit Error Probability for QPSK constellations corrupted by elliptic AWGN. We show that for an in-phase/quadrature noise the performance only depends on the overall Signal to Noise Ratio and not on noise ellipticity.

32-degree OXC with very low add/drop contention

This study reports a colorless/directionless wavelength routing Optical Cross-Connect (OXC) based on multicast switch partially equipped with variable splitters, to achieve a 32-degree OXC with negligible add/drop contention probability and still with reasonable intermediate amplification.

Impact of Software Defined Contention in OXC at network level

This study quantifies how software defined contention influences the number of MCS-based add/drop stages needed to serve a given set of connections, over 2 distinct WDM network topologies.

Numerical Investigation and Scaling Rules for the Estimation of Nonlinear Interference Variability of Dispersion Managed and Unmanaged Systems in Presence of PMD and Kerr Effects

  • Fazel S.
  • Frignac Y.
  • Ramantanis P.
  • Rossi N.

We estimate the Kerr nonlinear noise variance for WDM-PDM QPSK links and its variability in presence of PMD. Results specify rules giving the PMD-based NLI statistics and its evolution with distance for both legacy and recent coherent link designs. Introduction Prediction of Quality of Transmission (QoT) has been actively investigated, ...

Duobinary IQ Modulation Schemes for C- and O-band PAM4 Direct Detect Systems

  • Buchali F.
  • Buelow H.
  • Chagnon M.
  • Dischler R.
  • Eriksson T.
  • Stephan Ten Brink

We present two novel modulation schemes for PAM4 direct detect systems employing duobinary signals as least and most significant bit. One format, designed for C-band, is experimentally demonstrated at 70 GBaud. The other, for O-band, is compared to conventional PAM4.

Fully monolithic integrated silicon photonics slave transceiver for short-reach network

  • Chen Y.
  • De Valicourt G.
  • Dong P.
  • Kakande J.
  • Sinsky J.
  • Tkach R.

We demonstrate an ultra-compact monolithic integrated silicon-based slave transceiver integrating a D-BPSK receiver and a polarization insensitive reflective modulator. We successfully achieved 25 Gbit/s OOK-NRZ modulation for the upstream and 25 Gbit/s D-BPSK detection for the downstream as well as transmission over the full C-band and few km.

Distributed Transmission and Spatially-Coupled Coding in Multi-Point to Point Networks

  • Buchali F.
  • Eriksson T.
  • Gebhard U.
  • Schmalen L.

We investigate the performance of coded modulation for multi-hop regenerative optical networks. We analyze various simplifications to compute LLRs, compute the achievable rates and show how to optimize distributed spatially coupled FEC schemes.

Feeding back the result of a workflow-driven process to its design with a single Path-Colored flow diagram

  • Daenen K.

An initial analysis of the flows of the self-care portal of a telecom service provider revealed that most consumers did not follow the process to a conclusive end. The percentage of consumers that abandoned the process, was too high to believe they all resolved their problem. A high number of ...