TR2009-054

Optical Performance Monitoring Via Histogram: A Data-Driven Approach


    •  Wen, Y.; Wilson, K.W., "Optical Performance Monitoring via Histogram: A Data-Driven Approach", Opto Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC), DOI: 10.1109/OECC.2009.5222713, July 2009, pp. 1-2.
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      • @inproceedings{Wen2009jul,
      • author = {Wen, Y. and Wilson, K.W.},
      • title = {Optical Performance Monitoring via Histogram: A Data-Driven Approach},
      • booktitle = {Opto Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC)},
      • year = 2009,
      • pages = {1--2},
      • month = jul,
      • doi = {10.1109/OECC.2009.5222713},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2009-054}
      • }
  • Research Area:

    Data Analytics


We apply three alternative statistical learning methods to estimate optical transmission impairments (e.g., noises, chromatic dispersion) from synchronous histograms. Linear regression yields good accuracy. A more sophisticated locally weighted regression technique performs better.