• Why we should consider virtual topologies for OBS

  • A multi-layered approach to optical burst-switched based grids

  • A novel parametric WDM interconnect architecture with reduced complexity

  • Routing and QoS in an all-optical packet network

  • An intra- and inter-domain routing architecture for optical burst switched (OBS) networks

  • An efficient multiclass mechanism for optical burst-switching networks

  • Achieving locally minimal burst blocking in OBS networks with delayed scheduling

  • Performance of scheduling algorithms minimizing the packet loss in optical switches equipped with limited range and shared wavelength converters

  • A new proposal to reduce burst contention in optical burst switching networks

  • A dynamic bandwidth reservation scheme for a collision-free time-slotted OBS network