Agent-Based Provisioning of Group-Oriented Non-linear Telecommunication Services

  • Vedran Podobnik
  • Ana Petric
  • Krunoslav Trzec
  • Vedran Galetic
  • Gordan Jezic
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5796)


The future of telecommunications is directed towards creating environments aware of user preferences, mobile device capabilities and communication context. Consequently, telecommunication operators have recognized the importance of dynamic formation of user groups according to similar characteristics (i.e., user preferences, user device, communication context, etc.). In this paper, we propose an agent-based solution that supports provisioning of group-oriented telecommunication services by applying ontology-based user profiling as well as semantic clustering techniques. Furthermore, proof-of-concept group-oriented service is presented.


Intelligent Software Agents Group-oriented Service Semantic Clustering Ontology-based User Profiles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vedran Podobnik
    • 1
  • Ana Petric
    • 1
  • Krunoslav Trzec
    • 2
  • Vedran Galetic
    • 2
  • Gordan Jezic
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and ComputingUniversity of ZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Ericsson Nikola TeslaCroatia

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