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A Distributed Energy-Aware Routing Algorithm in Software-Defined Networks

Authors: A. Fernández-Fernández, C. Cervelló-Pastor, L. Ochoa-Aday. Title: “A Distributed Energy-Aware Routing Algorithm in Software-Defined Networks,” BookTitle: Trends in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi-Agent Systems, the PAAMS Collection, vol. 473 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-319-40159-1, pp. 369-373, June 2016.


In this paper we address the issue of designing a novel distributed routing algorithm that optimizes the power consumption in large scale software-defined networks (SDN) with multiple domains. The solution proposed, called DEAR (distributed energy-aware routing), tackles the problem of minimizing the number of links that can be used to satisfy a given traffic demand under performance constraints such as control traffic delay and link utilization.

Keywords: Distributed routing algorithm SDN Energy-aware routing


DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40159-1_32