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DiSC - An Object Oriented Distributed Session Control Implemented with Java

  • E. Wedlund
  • C. Johnsson
  • B. J. Olsson
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT)

Abstract

Traditional session control is not a sufficient solution in a multimedia services network, it must be renewed in order to handle multimedia and multi-user sessions. In this paper we address this issue and present a proposal for a solution, which we call Distributed Session Control (DiSC). DiSC can be seen both as an overall solution for session control in a network, and simply as a tool for creating complex multimedia sessions. One of the strengths of DiSC is that it does not dictate a new type of network architecture, but will operate on those already existing.

Keywords

signalling session control network management service provisioning 

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Copyright information

© IFIP 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Wedlund
    • 1
  • C. Johnsson
    • 1
  • B. J. Olsson
    • 2
  1. 1.Ericsson Telecom AB SwitchlabStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Communicator Teleplan ABSolnaSweden

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