Workshop on Optical Networks (2018)

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Venue: 1131, Kemper Hall (Map)




People who are interested in participating/speaking at the workshop, please contact Massimo Tornatore, tornator AT elet DOT polimi DOT it


Timeslot Speaker Topic
09:35 am - 10:05 amMassimo TornatoreMachine Learning for BER Estimation and Soft-Failure Mode Identification in Optical Transport Networks
10:05 am - 10:25 amAbhishek GuptaA Scalable Approach for Service Chain (SC) Mapping with Multiple SC Instances in a Wide Area Network (WAN)
10:25 am - 10:45 amRafael LourencoRobust Control Plane for Transport Software Defined Networks
10:45 am - 11:00 amCoffee Break
11:00 am - 11:30 amZuqing ZhuAI-Assisted Multi-Layer Restoration in a Software-Defined IP-over-EON
11:30 am - 12:00 amWei LuKnowledge-Defined Network Orchestration in a Hybrid Optical/Electrical Data Center Network
12:00 am - 12:20 pmWei WangCoordinating Multi-access Edge Computing with Mobile Fronthaul for Optimizing 5G End-to-End Latency
12:20 pm - 12:50 pmYoungseok LeeMeasurement of mobile app performance
12:50 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
01:30 pm - 01:50 pmTanjila AhmedDynamic Path Computing Engine for a Elastic Optical Network
01:50 pm - 02:10 pmSabidur RehmanUnderstanding application usage and user behavior patterns for MEC Resource Management
02:10 pm - 02:30 pmYu WuContent Fragmentation: A New Inter-Data Center Content Redundancy Scheme to Save Energy in Optical Cloud Networks
02:30 pm - 02:50 pmLin WangPriority-aware Coflow Placement and scheduling in Datacenters
02:50 pm - 03:10 pmTao GaoA shared segment protection approach for distributed sub-tree multicasting scheme in elastic optical datacenter networks
03:10 pm - 03:30 pmZhizhen ZhongOptical Time Slice Switching (OTSS): A transparent fine-grained optical network architecture (for Data Centers)

Presentations are 25 minutes each, followed by 5 minutes for questions.



Davis is very strategically located and has easy access to some of the best travel destinations in the United States.

Networks Lab organized trip to California's wine country
  • Wine Tasting: As two of the world's most famous wine country destinations, Napa Valley and Sonoma County provide an opportunity to visit premier wineries, stately redwoods, magnificent coastlines, and plenty of shopping. If there is enough interest, a winery tour including wine tasting will be organized by the workshop organizers. Please contact Massimo Tornatore, tornator AT elet DOT polimi DOT it, if you are interested.
Other nearby attractions
  • Sacramento - California's capital has a host of cultural attractions, exquisite cuisines, rich heritage (Sacramento Old Town), seats of the California Government, and other popular destinations.
  • Lake Tahoe, Reno and High Sierra - Some of the most popular travel destinations in North America with breathtaking landscapes, snow-capped peaks, crystal clear blue lakes, and high desert valleys. The region provides ample opportunities for activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, etc. in some of the best ski resorts in the country, as well some of the best casinos.

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