This paper considers a generalized framework to study OSNR optimization-based end-to-end link level power control problems in optical networks. We combine favorable features of game-theoretical approach and central cost approach to allow different service groups within the network. We develop solutions concepts for both cases of empty and nonempty feasible sets. In addition, we derive and prove the convergence of a distributed iterative algorithm for different classes of users. In the end, we use numerical examples to illustrate the novel framework.
- Game theory
- Noncooperative games
- Optical networks
- Optical signal-to-noise ratio
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering