Marshall, Ian W. and Roadknight, C. M. (1999) A new approach to active network management. In: Proc. IST '99, 1999-01-01, BT Labs, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath Ipswich IP5 3RE.
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Future multiservice networks will be multifractal, and thus impossible to control accurately using conventional finite-state-machine models. Active networking can reduce the cost to operators by delegating management to network users, but this will increase the overall system complexity. Management architectures for active networks must therefore use a new approach. An open-ended alternative to existing architectures is proposed, based on delivering homeostasis using environmental control and feedback hierarchies.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Proc. IST '99|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
|Deposited By:||Mrs Yaling Zhang|
|Deposited On:||08 Oct 2009 10:30|
|Last Modified:||19 Jan 2016 00:13|
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