Handbook of Optimization in Telecommunications

Hardcover | March 15, 2006

EditorMauricio Resende, Panos M. Pardalos

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This comprehensive handbook brings together experts who use optimization to solve problems that arise in telecommunications. It is the first book to cover in detail the field of optimization in telecommunications. Recent optimization developments that are frequently applied to telecommunications are covered. The spectrum of topics covered includes planning and design of telecommunication networks, routing, network protection, grooming, restoration, wireless communications, network location and assignment problems, Internet protocol, World Wide Web, and stochastic issues in telecommunications. The book's objective is to provide a reference tool for the increasing number of scientists and engineers in telecommunications who depend upon optimization.

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This comprehensive handbook brings together experts who use optimization to solve problems that arise in telecommunications. It is the first book to cover in detail the field of optimization in telecommunications. Recent optimization developments that are frequently applied to telecommunications are covered. The spectrum of topics cove...

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"I highly recommend The Handbook of Optimization in Telecommunications as an invaluable resource for anyone interested in understanding the impact of optimization on the most import problems facing the telecommunications industry today. The handbook is unprecedented in the breadth and depth of its coverage, illustrating that telecommun...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1166 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:March 15, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387306625

ISBN - 13:9780387306629

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PrefaceContributing AuthorsPART I. OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHMS1. Interior point methods for large-scale linear programming (J.E. Mitchell, K. Farwell, and D. Ramsden)2. Nonlinear programming in telecommunications (A. Migdalas)3. Integer programming for telecommunications (E.K. Lee and D.P. Lewis)4. Metaheuristics and applications to optimization problems in telecommunications (S.L. Martins and C.C. Ribeiro)5. Lagrangian relax-and-cut algorithms (A. Lucena)6. Minimum cost network ow algorithms (J. L. Kennington and R. V. Helgason)7. Multicommodity network ow models and algorithms in telecommunications (M. Minoux)8. Shortest path algorithms (P. Festa)PART II. PLANNING AND DESIGN9. Network planning (H.P.L. Luna)10. Multicommodity ow problems and decomposition in telecommunications networks (A. Lisser and Ph. Mahey)11. Telecommunications network design (A. Forsgren and M. Prytz)12. Ring network design (M. Henningsson, K. Holmberg, and D. Yuan) 13. Telecommunications access network design (T. Carpenter and H. Luss)14. Optimization issues in distribution network design (G. R. Mateus and Z. K. G. Patrocínio Jr.)15. Design of survivable networks (B. Fortz and M. Labbé)16. Design of survivable networks based on p-cycles (W.D. Grover, J. Doucette, A. Kodian, D. Leung, A. Sack, M. Clouqueur, and G. Shen)17. Optimization issues in quality of service (J.G. Klincewicz)18. Steiner tree problems in telecommunications (S. Voß)19. On formulations and methods for the hop-constrained minimum spanning tree problem (G. Dahl, L. Gouveia, and C. Requejo)20. Location problems in telecommunications (D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, and V. Boljuncic)21. Pricing and equilibrium in communication networks (Q. Wang)PART III. ROUTING22. Optimization of Dynamic Routing Networks (G. R. Ash)23. ILP formulations for the routing and wavelength assignment problem: Symmetric systems (B. Jaumard, C. Meyer, and B. Thiongane)24. Route optimization in IP networks (J. Rexford)25. Optimization problems in multicast tree construction (C.A.S. Oliveira, P.M. Pardalos, and M.G.C. Resende)PART IV. RELIABILITY, RESTORATION, AND GROOMING26. Network reliability optimization (A. Konak and A.E. Smith)27. Stochastic optimization in telecommunications (A. A. Gaivoronski)28. Network restoration (D. Medhi)29. Telecommunication network grooming (R.S. Barr, M.S. Kingsley, and R.A. Patterson)PART V. WIRELESS30. Graph domination, coloring and cliques in telecommunications (B. Balasundaram and S. Butenko)31. Optimization in wireless networks (M. Min and A. Chinchuluun)32. Optimization for planning cellular networks (E. Amaldi, A. Capone, F. Malucelli, and C. Mannino)33. Load balancing in cellular wireless networks (S. Borst, G. Hampel, I. Saniee, and P. Whiting)PART VI. THE WEB AND BEYOND34. Optimization issues in web search engines (Z. Liu and Ph. Nain)35. Optimization in e-commerce (M. Kourgiantakis, I. Mandalianos, P.M. Pardalos, and A. Migdalas)36. Optimization issues in combinatorial auctions (S. van Hoesel and R. Müller)37. Supernetworks (A. Nagurney)Index