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Advanced Autonomic Networking and Communication

Calisti, Monique, Strassner, John C. (Eds.)

2008, IX, 190 p.

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  • Leading Scientists and Researchers show ways to apply autonomic principles
  • Enables significant improvements in network management

This book presents a comprehensive reference of state-of-the-art efforts and early results in the area of autonomic networking and communication.

The essence of autonomic networking, and thus autonomic communications, is to enable the self-governing of services and resources within the constraints of business rules. In order to support self-governance, appropriate self-* functionality will be deployed in the network on an application-specific basis. The continuing increase in complexity of upcoming networking convergence scenarios mandates a new approach to network management.

This Volume explores different ways that autonomic principles can be applied to existing and future networks. In particular, the book has 3 main parts, each of them represented by three papers discussing them from industrial and academic perspectives.

The first part focuses on architectures and modeling strategies. Part two is dedicated to middleware and service infrastructure as facilitators of autonomic communications, and the last part addresses autonomic networks, specifically how current networks can be equipped with autonomic functionality and thus migrate to autonomic networks.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Advanced networking - Agent-based systems - Autonomic communication - Autonomic computing - Autonomic network management - Middleware - Next generation networks - architecture - complexity - modeling - network management - optimization

Related subjects » Birkhäuser Computer Science

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