Journal of Network and Systems Management

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 171–173 | Cite as

Ambient Networks—A Report on DSOM 2005

  • Jürgen Schönwälder
  • Joan Serrat
Report Edited by Paul Brusil

The 16th IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems: Operations and Management, DSOM 2005, took place on October 24–26 in Barcelona, Spain. For the first time, DSOM was co-located with several related events as part of the first International Week on Management of Networks and Services, MANWEEK 2005. In terms of the number of attendees, DSOM did quite well with 80 registered participants. The technical program included eight technical sessions with a total of 23 full papers (selected from 87 submissions), a panel session, a keynote, and an invited talk. Overviews of a sampling of some of the more provocative papers from the technical program sessions are described in this paper along with brief summaries of key points made in other sessions.


The technical program started with a keynote given by Steven Soenens of Scientifc Atlanta, who discussed the challenges of running an IP video distribution network multicasting video streams from content...


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    J. Schönwälder, and J. Serrat, Ambient Networks. 16th IFIP/IEEE Workshop on Distributed Systems: Operations and Management. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3775, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2005.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Schönwälder
    • 1
  • Joan Serrat
    • 2
  1. 1.International University of BremenBremenGermany
  2. 2.Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)BercelonaSpain

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