An Alarm Filtering Algorithm For Optical Communication Networks
A single failure in a communication network can trigger many alarms. We propose an alarm filtering algorithm for the management of an optical network using Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM). The algorithm supports: (i) multiple failures and (ii) passive network elements that do not generate alarms but may fail. This algorithm will be applied to the network of the ACTS COBNET project.
KeywordsAlarm Filtering Fault Recognition WDM Networks Failure Diagnosis
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