Inspec keywords: telecommunication services; probability; telecommunication network routing; multicast communication; multimedia communication; optical fibre networks

Other keywords: HMMG; multimedia network application; domain-by-domain fixed routing table; optical cross-connect; intradomain multicast integrated auxiliary graph; virtual topology multicast grooming; aggregative virtual topology; interdomain routing; perdomain multicast grooming; blocking probability; PDMG; intradomain routing; VTMG; optical backbone; hierarchical multidomain multicast grooming; hierarchical integrated multicast auxiliary graph; multidomain optical network; multicast waveband grooming algorithm; confidentiality; single-domain optical network; waveband switching; multicast service; heuristic algorithm

Subjects: Multimedia communications; Other topics in statistics; Optical fibre networks; Communication network design, planning and routing