Basic definitions. Availability of telecommunication network. Probabilistic, topological and time measures. Structural and Markov availability models. Modeling of dependent failures. Availability evaluation of complex structures: analytical procedures and Monte Carlo simulation. Availability sensitivity and optimization. Protection and restoration structures and scenarios: 1+1, 1:1, n:m, path protection, link protection and p-cycles. Case studies in optical network. Availability data.
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