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Intelligence in Services and Networks. Paving the Way for an Open Service Market : 6th International Conference on Intelligence and Services in Networks, Is&n'99, Barcelona, Spain, April 27-29, 1999, Proceedings - Han Zuidweg

Intelligence in Services and Networks. Paving the Way for an Open Service Market

6th International Conference on Intelligence and Services in Networks, Is&n'99, Barcelona, Spain, April 27-29, 1999, Proceedings

By: Han Zuidweg (Editor), Mario Campolargo (Editor), Jaime Delgado (Editor), Al Mullery (Editor)

Paperback Published: 16th April 1999
ISBN: 9783540658955
Number Of Pages: 560

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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.

Towards Future Telecommunications Management Architecturesp. 1
A Practical Perspective on TMN Evolutionp. 3
Accounting Management in a TINA-Based Service and Network Environmentp. 13
A New Architecture for Open and Distributed Network Managementp. 25
Intelligence in Brokerage and Retreivalp. 39
Self-Organisation and Learning in MultiAgent Based Brokerage Servicesp. 41
Open Architecture for Distributed Search Systemsp. 55
Building Topic-Specific Collections with Intelligent Agentp. 70
Interworkingp. 83
Design of the CORBA/TC Inter-working Gatewayp. 84
CORBA Interworking over SS.7p. 101
Signalling System No.7 as an Agent Platform Message Transport Protocolp. 114
Issues in Agent Technologyp. 129
Usability Challenges in Agent Based Servicesp. 131
Management of Mobile Agent Based Servicesp. 143
Mobile Agent Security - Issues and Directionsp. 155
A CORBA Environment Supporting Mobile Objectsp. 168
Component Reusep. 181
Web-Based Service Customization in an IN-TINA Environmentp. 183
Customizing Telecommunication Services: Patterns, Issues, and Modelsp. 194
Modelling Management Components for Reuse Using UMLp. 210
Automated Design of Modular SNMP-CORBA Gateways and Their Application for the Development of an ADSL Access Network Managerp. 223
Mobility Managementp. 239
Roaming Aspects of Ubiquitous Mobile Service Supportp. 240
A Personal Naming and Directory Service for UMTS Usersp. 250
The Application of Mobile Agent Technology to Mobility Management in MARINEp. 263
Service Creationp. 275
Alignment of the TOSCA and SCREEN Approaches to Service Creationp. 277
Service Logic Deployment and Distribution Configurationp. 291
Simplifying Real-Time Multimedia Application Development Using Session Descriptionsp. 305
An Environment for IN Service Prototyping and Validationp. 315
Towards the Seamless Integration of Mobile Agents into Service Creation Practicep. 328
The Pros and Cons of Using SDL for Creation of Distributed Servicesp. 342
Multimedia Services & Securityp. 355
Audio/Video Stream Binding in a Pan-European Service Management Platformp. 357
Java Enabled MPEG-4 Services: The MPEG-J Frameworkp. 373
Key Management Framework for IP Multicast Infrastructure Securityp. 385
Mobility in TINAp. 399
Performance Evaluation of an Allocation Strategy for TINA Compliant Mobile Agents Supporting PCS in a Multi-retailer Environmentp. 401
Locating TINA User Agents: Strategies for a Broker Federation and Their Comparisonp. 416
Agent-Based Service and Retailer Selection in a Personal Mobility Contextp. 429
Distributed Intelligence in Services and Networksp. 443
Modularization of TINA Reference Points for Information Networkingp. 446
Relevance of Existing Intelligent Network Infrastructure to the Internetp. 459
Introduction of DOT/MAT into a Broadband IN Architecture for Flexible Service Provisionp. 469
The Use of TINA Principles in the Management of Internet Multimedia Conferencesp. 482
Agent Support for Resource, Network, and Enterprise Managementp. 499
Knowledge Modelling in Multiagent Systems: The Case of the Management of a National Networkp. 501
Multi-agent System for Network Resource Managementp. 514
Efficiency Evaluation of a Mobile Agent Based Network Management Systemp. 527
A Mobile Intelligent Agent Based Virtual Enterprise Support Environmentp. 536
Author Indexp. 551
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ISBN: 9783540658955
ISBN-10: 3540658955
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 16th April 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.95
Weight (kg): 0.79