Use of Logic to Describe Enhanced Communications Services

  • Stephan Reiff-Marganiec
  • Kenneth J. Turner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2529)


New functionality is added to telecommunications systems in the form of features or services. However, this is a very provider-centric approach, not giving much control to the user. We consider a logic that allows the user to express preferences as to how they wish calls to be handled. This logic is encapsulated in a user-friendly policy description language. The transferability of a policy description language (Ponder) developed for system management and access control is discussed.


Enhanced Communications Services Policies Policy Description Language Ponder SIP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephan Reiff-Marganiec
    • 1
  • Kenneth J. Turner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computing Science and MathematicsUniversity of StirlingScotlandUK

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