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Introduction

  • Clarissa Cassales Marquezan
  • Lisandro  Zambenedetti Granville
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Abstract

In 2006, the NMRG of the IRTF along with the EMANICS project jointly organized a meeting to discuss problems and future directions of network management research. During this meeting two problems were particularly mentioned: the dominant investigations on APIs, protocols, architectures, and frameworks; and the need of further investigations on fully distributed and cooperative management solutions. Reactions to solve those problems have been attempted, such as the employment of self-* properties and autonomic computing, and in parallel the use of P2P technologies. Despite the contributions introduced by those efforts, they still follow a traditional fashion of building network management applications and did not provide innovations on the way of designing those applications. In this book, we proposed the investigation of designing network and service management solutions based on combining self-* properties and P2P to provide innovative network management application models.

Keywords

Network management Morphological aspects Functional aspects Self-* properties Peer-to-peer Cooperation New alternatives 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clarissa Cassales Marquezan
    • 1
  • Lisandro  Zambenedetti Granville
    • 2
  1. 1.PalunoUniversity of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of InformaticsFederal University of Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil

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