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Intelligence in Services and Networks Paving the Way for an Open Service Market [electronic resource] :6th International Conference on Intelligence and Services in Networks, IS&N’99 Barcelona, Spain, April 27–29, 1999 Proceedings /

By: Mullery, Al [author.].
Contributor(s): Zuidweg, Han [editor.] | Campolargo, Mario [editor.] | Delgado, Jaime [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 1597Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999.Description: XII, 560 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540488880.Subject(s): Popular works | Information technology | Business -- Data processing | Computer communication systems | Multimedia information systems | Computer science | Electrical engineering | Popular Science | Popular Computer Science | Computer Communication Networks | Communications Engineering, Networks | Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet) | Multimedia Information Systems | IT in BusinessOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Towards Future Telecommunications Management Architectures -- A Practical Perspective on TMN Evolution -- Accounting Management in a TINA-Based Service and Network Environment -- A New Architecture for Open and Distributed Network Management -- Intelligence in Brokerage and Retrieval -- Self-Organization and Learning in MultiAgent Based Brokerage Services -- Open Architecture for Distributed Search Systems -- Building Topic-Specific Collections with Intelligent Agents -- Interworking -- Design of the CORBA/TC Inter-working Gateway -- CORBA Interworking over SS.7 -- Signalling System No. 7 as an Agent Platform Message Transport Protocol -- Issues in Agent Technology -- Usability Challenges in Agent Based Services -- Management of Mobile Agent Based Services -- Mobile Agent Security — Issues and Directions -- A CORBA Environment Supporting Mobile Objects -- Component Reuse -- Web-Based Service Customization in an IN-TINA Environment -- Customizing Telecommunication Services: Patterns, Issues, and Models -- Modelling Management Components for Reuse Using UML -- Automated Design of Modular SNMP-CORBA Gateways and Their Application for the Development of an ADSL Access Network Manager -- Mobility Management -- Roaming Aspects of Ubiquitous Mobile Service Support -- A Personal Naming and Directory Service for UMTS Users -- The Application of Mobile Agent Technology to Mobility Management in MARINE -- Service Creation -- Alignment of the TOSCA and SCREEN Approaches to Service Creation -- Service Logic Deployment and Distribution Configuration -- Simplifying Real-Time Multimedia Application Development Using Session Descriptions -- An Environment for IN Service Prototyping and Validation -- Towards the Seamless Integration of Mobile Agents into Service Creation Practice -- The Pros and Cons of Using SDL for Creation of Distributed Services -- Multimedia Services & Security -- Audio/Video Stream Binding in a Pan-European Service Management Platform -- Java Enabled MPEG-4 Services: The MPEG-J Framework -- Key Management Framework for IP Multicast Infrastructure Security -- Mobility in TINA -- Performance Evaluation of an Allocation Strategy for TINA Compliant Mobile Agents Supporting PCS in a Multi-retailer Environment -- Locating TINA User Agents: Strategies for a Broker Federation and Their Comparison -- Agent-Based Service and Retailer Selection in a Personal Mobility Context -- Distributed Intelligence in Services and Networks -- Modularization of TINA Reference Points for Information Networking -- Relevance of Existing Intelligent Network Infrastructure to the Internet -- of DOT/MAT into a Broadband IN Architecture for Flexible Service Provision -- The Use of TINA Principles in the Management of Internet Multimedia Conferences -- Agent Support for Resource, Network, and Enterprise Management -- Knowledge Modelling in Multiagent Systems: The Case of the Management of a National Network -- Multi-agent System for Network Resource Management -- Efficiency Evaluation of a Mobile Agent Based Network Management System -- A Mobile Intelligent Agent Based Virtual Enterprise Support Environment.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: Paving the Way for an Open Service Market We live in an age when powerful communications technology is becoming available to everyone. From our home we can send and receive not only analogue voice, but also growing volumes of digital information and even intelligence in the form of agents. We are becoming increasingly mobile and are expecting the same level of connectivity in the home, in the office, and on the road. The regulatory and commercial environment in which we communicate is changing. The telecommunications market is becoming increasingly competitive. The Internet is erasing the borders between information technology and telecommunications. And the way we do business is ever more dominated by electronic exchanges of information. Is our technology ready for the open market of networks and services? Can we manage the growing complexity of computing and telecommunications technology and place it at the service of the people? The challenge for the research community is to develop the tools and techniques that will ultimately bring the full power of communications and information to everyone, in a way that everyone can easily use. The Sixth International Conference on Intelligence in Services and Networks (IS&N’99) is all about technology for paving the way to the open services market. Since the first IS&N conference in 1992 the focus of the IS&N program has continually shifted. We see existing technologies maturing while new ones emerge, but the bottom line has always been putting technology at the service of the people.
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Towards Future Telecommunications Management Architectures -- A Practical Perspective on TMN Evolution -- Accounting Management in a TINA-Based Service and Network Environment -- A New Architecture for Open and Distributed Network Management -- Intelligence in Brokerage and Retrieval -- Self-Organization and Learning in MultiAgent Based Brokerage Services -- Open Architecture for Distributed Search Systems -- Building Topic-Specific Collections with Intelligent Agents -- Interworking -- Design of the CORBA/TC Inter-working Gateway -- CORBA Interworking over SS.7 -- Signalling System No. 7 as an Agent Platform Message Transport Protocol -- Issues in Agent Technology -- Usability Challenges in Agent Based Services -- Management of Mobile Agent Based Services -- Mobile Agent Security — Issues and Directions -- A CORBA Environment Supporting Mobile Objects -- Component Reuse -- Web-Based Service Customization in an IN-TINA Environment -- Customizing Telecommunication Services: Patterns, Issues, and Models -- Modelling Management Components for Reuse Using UML -- Automated Design of Modular SNMP-CORBA Gateways and Their Application for the Development of an ADSL Access Network Manager -- Mobility Management -- Roaming Aspects of Ubiquitous Mobile Service Support -- A Personal Naming and Directory Service for UMTS Users -- The Application of Mobile Agent Technology to Mobility Management in MARINE -- Service Creation -- Alignment of the TOSCA and SCREEN Approaches to Service Creation -- Service Logic Deployment and Distribution Configuration -- Simplifying Real-Time Multimedia Application Development Using Session Descriptions -- An Environment for IN Service Prototyping and Validation -- Towards the Seamless Integration of Mobile Agents into Service Creation Practice -- The Pros and Cons of Using SDL for Creation of Distributed Services -- Multimedia Services & Security -- Audio/Video Stream Binding in a Pan-European Service Management Platform -- Java Enabled MPEG-4 Services: The MPEG-J Framework -- Key Management Framework for IP Multicast Infrastructure Security -- Mobility in TINA -- Performance Evaluation of an Allocation Strategy for TINA Compliant Mobile Agents Supporting PCS in a Multi-retailer Environment -- Locating TINA User Agents: Strategies for a Broker Federation and Their Comparison -- Agent-Based Service and Retailer Selection in a Personal Mobility Context -- Distributed Intelligence in Services and Networks -- Modularization of TINA Reference Points for Information Networking -- Relevance of Existing Intelligent Network Infrastructure to the Internet -- of DOT/MAT into a Broadband IN Architecture for Flexible Service Provision -- The Use of TINA Principles in the Management of Internet Multimedia Conferences -- Agent Support for Resource, Network, and Enterprise Management -- Knowledge Modelling in Multiagent Systems: The Case of the Management of a National Network -- Multi-agent System for Network Resource Management -- Efficiency Evaluation of a Mobile Agent Based Network Management System -- A Mobile Intelligent Agent Based Virtual Enterprise Support Environment.

Paving the Way for an Open Service Market We live in an age when powerful communications technology is becoming available to everyone. From our home we can send and receive not only analogue voice, but also growing volumes of digital information and even intelligence in the form of agents. We are becoming increasingly mobile and are expecting the same level of connectivity in the home, in the office, and on the road. The regulatory and commercial environment in which we communicate is changing. The telecommunications market is becoming increasingly competitive. The Internet is erasing the borders between information technology and telecommunications. And the way we do business is ever more dominated by electronic exchanges of information. Is our technology ready for the open market of networks and services? Can we manage the growing complexity of computing and telecommunications technology and place it at the service of the people? The challenge for the research community is to develop the tools and techniques that will ultimately bring the full power of communications and information to everyone, in a way that everyone can easily use. The Sixth International Conference on Intelligence in Services and Networks (IS&N’99) is all about technology for paving the way to the open services market. Since the first IS&N conference in 1992 the focus of the IS&N program has continually shifted. We see existing technologies maturing while new ones emerge, but the bottom line has always been putting technology at the service of the people.

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