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Modelling aspects of distributed processing in telecommunications networks

Tomasgard, Asgeir and Audestad, Jan A and Dye, Shane and Stougie, Leen and van der Vlerk, Maarten and Wallace, Stein W (1998) Modelling aspects of distributed processing in telecommunications networks. Annals of Operations Research, 82 (1). pp. 161-184. ISSN 0254-5330

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to formally describe new optimization models for telecommunicationnetworks with distributed processing. Modern distributed networks put morefocus on the processing of information and less on the actual transportation of data than weare traditionally used to in telecommunications. This paper introduces new approaches formodelling decision support at operational, tactical and strategic levels. One of the mainadvantages of the technological framework we are working within is its inherent flexibility,which enables us to dynamically plan and consider uncertainty when decisions are made.When we present the models, emphasis is placed on the modelling discussions around theshift of focus towards processing, the new technological aspects, and how to utilize flexibilityto cope with uncertainty.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Annals of Operations Research
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Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
ID Code: 45377
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 19:31
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 22:31
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/45377

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