Robert Doverspike, Ph.D.
Network Evolution Research
AT&T Labs (Research)
AT&T Labs Research
200 S. Laurel Ave
Middletown, NJ 07748
(713) 559-3011 [FAX]
AT&T Labs Research
180 Park Avenue, Bldg 103
Florham Park, NJ 07932-0971
Ph.D. Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1979); Thesis Advisor: Carlton Lemke; Thesis Title: "A Cone Approach to the Linear Complementarity Problem"
M.S. Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1976)
B.A. Mathematics, University
of Colorado (1974)
Optical Layer Restoration and Packet Layer Restoration Algorithms
Transport Network Architectures
Network Design Optimization
Probabilistic Network Availability and Performance Analysis
citation: "for contributions to architectures, modeling, and optimization of telecommunication networks"). Select here for awards video.
Best (student) paper award, SIGMETRICS 2011
Best Paper Award, IEEE LANMAN Workshop, 2008
Best Paper Award, Network and Parallel Computing (NPC) Conference, 2007
Finalist INFOCOM Best Paper Competition (2002)
INFORMS Prize – Member of executive award team (Bellcore 1995)
Operations Research Meritorious Awards (2001 and 2002)
Two Bellcore President's Awards
Bellcore Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
SELECT BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Doverspike, R. K. K. Ramakrishnan, C. Chase, “Structural Overview of Commercial Long Distance IP Networks,” Chapter 2 in Guide to Reliable Internet Services and Applications, C., Kalmanek, S. Misra, and R. Yang (Eds.), 1st Edition., Springer 2010, ISBN: 978-1-84882-827-8. Select here for draft pre-publication version.
OPTICAL LAYER QUASI-CENTRALIZED RESTORATION. Inventors = R. Doverspike. U.S. Patent Number 6,097,696. Aug 1, 2000.
METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FAST RESTORATION IN A MESH NETWORK OF OPTICAL CROSS CONNECTS. Inventors = R. Doverspike, G. Sahin; J. Strand, R. Tkach. U.S. Patent Number 6,970,417. 11/29/2005.
METHOD FOR SELECTING A RESTORATION PATH IN A MESH NETWORK. Inventors = R. Doverspike, C. Kalmanek, G. Li. U.S. Patent Number 6,982,951. 1/3/2006.
METHOD FOR UNIDIRECTIONAL AND BIDIRECTIONAL LABEL SWITCHED PATH SETUP IN A LABEL SWITCHED NETWORK. Inventors = R. Doverspike, C. Kalmanek, G. Li, J. Yates. Patent Number 7,298,700, 11/20/2007.
LINK SELECTION SCHEMES FOR AVOIDING CHANNEL CONTENTION. Inventors = B. Cortez, R. Doverspike, R. Sinha, J. Strand, F. Yu. U.S. Patent Number 7,450,516. 11/11/2008.
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATED PROVISIONING FOR CUSTOMER PREMISES TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT. Inventors = R. Doverspike, C. Kalmanek, M. Martinez-Heath, K. Ramakrishnan, David Yang. U.S. Patent Number 7,599,373. 10/6/2009.
METHOD FOR ROUTING PACKET TRAFFIC. Inventors = R. Doverspike, G. Li, D.
Wang. U.S. Patent Number 7,613,135. 11/3/2009.
SAMPLE OF TOP CITED PUBLICATIONS*
telecommunications VB: systems and networks: Chapter 13: Commercial optical
networks, overlay networks and services,
R. Doverspike and P. Magill, Elsevier 2008.
Efficient distributed path selection for shared restoration connections,
G. Li, D. Wang, C. Kalmanek, R. Doverspike, IEEE Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM) 2002, New York (also appears in Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 11 (5), Oct 2003. pp 761-771.)
Network planning with random demand,
S. Sen, R. D. Doverspike, S. Cosares, Telecommunications Systems, Vol. 3 (1), 1994, pp. 11-30.
Challenges for MPLS in optical network restoration,
R. Doverspike, J. Yates, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 39 (2), February 2001, pp. 89-97.
73 Citations. Fiber span failure protection in mesh optical
G. Li, R. Doverspike, C. Kalmanek, Proceedings of SPIE, 2001. (also appears in Optical Networks Magazine, Vol. 3, (3), May/June 2002, pp 21-31.).
69 Citations. Efficient
distributed restoration path
selection for shared mesh restoration,
G. Li, D. Wang, C. Kalmanek, R. Doverspike, IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 11 (5), Oct 2003, pp 761-771.
Comparison of capacity efficiency of DCS network restoration routing techniques,
R. Doverspike, B. J. Wilson, "Journal of Network and Systems Management, Vol. 2 (2), 1994, pp. 95-123.
68 Citations. Experiments in fast restoration using GMPLS
in optical/electronic mesh networks,
G. Li, J. Yates, R. Doverspike, D. Wang, Proceedings of OFC’01, Anaheim, CA, March 2001.
Citations. Fast restoration in a mesh network of optical cross-connects,
R. Doverspike, G. Sahin, J. Strand, R. Tkach, Proceedings of OFC’99, San Diego, CA, February 1999.
Citations. Improved survivability with
multi-layer dynamic routing,
K. Krishnan, R. Doverspike, C. Pack, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 33 (7), July 1995, pp. 62-69.
and architectures for highly dynamic next-generation IP-over-optical long
A. Chiu, G. Choudhury, G. Clapp, R. Doverspike, J. Gannett, J. Klincewicz, G. Li, R. Skoog, J. Strand, A Von Lehmen, D. Xu
35 Citations. Doverspike, R., S. Phillips, J. Westbrook, "Future Transport Network Architectures," IEEE Communications Magazine, August, Vol. 37 (8), pp. 96-101, 1999.
* Source: Google Scholar 2/15/2012.
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