HW1 Q3 [Mukherjee00a]

HW1 Q3 [Mukherjee00a] - This paper first has background on...

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Sheet1 Page 1 b) What is the key, title, and authors of the paper? Key: [Mukherjee00a] Title: "WDM optical communication networks: Progress and Challenges" Author: Biswanath Mukherjee c) What are the key ideas or claims of the paper (1-2 sentences)? The paper discusses basic optical networking approaches, wavelength division multiplexin (WDM) deployment strategies, and d) What is the novel about the paper (1 sentence, note that this may be different than your answer to (a))? This paper does a good job summarizing the WDM technology, deployments, and providing research trends in WDM technolo g e) What methodology (or methodologies) does the paper use (1-2 sentences)?
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Unformatted text preview: This paper first has background on WDM, the evolution of WDM, new technologies of WDM, two company deployment examp f) What is one way the paper could best be improved (1-3 sentences)? The paper could do a better job of comparing and contrasting the two different deployments rather than just summarizing each g) Do you consider this paper important or not, and why (1-2 sentences)? The paper is important because it provides a great overview of the WDM technology, discusses physical layer impairments th a...
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