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The Potential for Autonomic Service Delivery Platforms

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Mulvenna, Maurice, Valetto, G, Hayden, C, McConnell, R, Lawrynowicz, A and Baumgarten, Matthias (2008) The Potential for Autonomic Service Delivery Platforms. In: Communications in Computing: Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications in Computing (CIC-2008). CSREA Press, pp. 688-694. ISBN 1-60132-088-4 [Book section]

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Abstract

This paper examines the emerging concept of Service Delivery Platforms (SDP’s), which promise to provide a much-needed, focused abstraction and architecture for a variety of tasks related to the delivery of advanced and value-added mobile and converging communication services. We propose that, given the ever-growing complexity of those tasks and heterogeneity of the communication facilities a SDP is required to incorporate and abstract, autonomic capabilities should become a native part of the functionality of SDP’s, so that the management and mediation of services and other facets of the delivery architecture are managed in a self-adaptive fashion. We identify some major elements in a SDP that are appropriate targets for the injection of autonomic capabilities, and we outline how they could benefit service execution, network abstraction, and service exposure.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
ID Code:11524
Deposited By:Professor Maurice Mulvenna
Deposited On:25 Mar 2010 16:45
Last Modified:25 Mar 2010 16:45

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