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COST 291: Towards Digital Ooptical Networks

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COST 291: Towards Digital Ooptical Networks

Description
The COST 291 Action ‘Towards digital optical networks’ belongs to the COST Domain: Telecommunications Information Science and Technology. The primary objective of this action is to focus on novel network concepts and architectures exploiting the features of photonic technologies, to enable future broadband telecommunications networks (access, metro and core). It is aiming to propose a new generation of systems and networks that will accommodate the unpredictable growth of data traffic. The action was initiated by the ‘High-speed networks and optical communications’ group of AIT and Prof. Ioannis Tomkos acts as Action Chairman. More than 28 partners contribute to the activities of the project (including several from new member states).

Duration
01/07/2004-31/06/2008

Contract number
COST action 291

More Info
Project Website: http://www.ait.edu.gr/cost291