Review of Knowledge Engineering Requirements for Semantic Reasoning in Autonomic Networks

  • John Strassner
  • Mícheál Ó Foghlú
  • Willie Donnelly
  • Joan Serrat
  • Nazim Agoulmine
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5297)


Modern day services use heterogeneous devices and functionality across a set of different types of networks. This mix of device- and vendor-specific technologies makes it difficult to share and reuse what should be common management data. Worse, the focus on technology has ignored how to enable the business to drive network services and resources offered at any given time, as well as how to adapt services and resources offered by the network to changing user needs, environmental conditions, and business objectives. This paper describes the requirements for knowledge engineering to enable semantic reasoning to augment traditional network management to solve the above problems, and describes a new approach as the basis of future work in this area.


Autonomic network data model information model knowledge engineering knowledge representation ontology semantics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Strassner
    • 1
  • Mícheál Ó Foghlú
    • 1
  • Willie Donnelly
    • 1
  • Joan Serrat
    • 2
  • Nazim Agoulmine
    • 3
  1. 1.Telecommunications Software and Systems GroupWaterfordIreland
  2. 2.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.University of Evry Val d’EssonneEvryFrance

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