Measurements and Measurement Tools in OpenLab: Use Cases with Measurement Data Ontologies

  • J. E. López de Vergara
  • J. Aracil
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7586)


In this chapter we review the network measurement tools and instruments that are in place in the FP7 OpenLab project, which provides a set of different network testbeds. We also focus on the problem of data heterogeneity, which comes from the fact that different measurement tools will provide data in different formats and structured in different ways. Therefore, a common information model becomes necessary and the OpenLab ontology-based solution is presented. Such ontology is being standardized by an Industry Specification Group at ETSI, resulting in the first ever standard on network measurement data ontologies.


OpenLab measurement in testbeds ontology network measurement data integration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. E. López de Vergara
    • 1
  • J. Aracil
    • 1
  1. 1.High Performance Computing and Networking Research Group, Escuela Politécnica SuperiorUniversidad Autónoma de MadridSpain

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