On the Complexity of Approximation and Online Scheduling Problems with Applications to Optical Networks

  • Shmuel ZaksEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9224)


We present scheduling problems that stem from optical networks, and discuss their complexity. We present lower bounds and inapproximability results for several optimization problems. They include offline and online scenarios, and concern problems that optimize the use of components in the optical networks, specifically Add-Drop Multiplexers (ADMs) and regenerators.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTechnionHaifaIsrael

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