Automated Service Management for Semantic IP Multimedia System [S-IMS]


Next Generation Network (NGN) has drawn great attention by the researchers and telecommunication industries as the future generation in the communication technologies and services. The interest covers all aspects on NGN from the global standards, architecture and services. The management of services provided in the NGN environment has posed great challenges due to the heterogeneity of the service protocols, service requirements and specifications and service functionalities. The research proposes enhancement of the automated service management through embedding the semantic service descriptions that can be referenced to the service ontology for service creation and management into the Next Generation Network, which will become Semantic Next Generation Network (SNGN).

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K. Toh and S. Mustapha, "Automated Service Management for Semantic IP Multimedia System [S-IMS]," Communications and Network, Vol. 5 No. 3, 2013, pp. 211-219. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53025.

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