Towards an Autonomic Service Architecture

  • Ramy Farha
  • Myung Sup Kim
  • Alberto Leon-Garcia
  • James Won-Ki Hong
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3751)


Traditional telecommunications service providers are undergoing a transition to a shared infrastructure in which multiple services will be offered to customers. These services will be introduced, modified, and retired at a pace that tracks changing requirements and demands. In order to be cost-effective, these services will need to be delivered over a shared infrastructure that is managed to support delivery requirements at a given point in time. In this paper, we present an Autonomic Service Architecture (ASA) for the automated management of networking and computing resources. ASA ensures the delivery of services according to specific agreements between customers and service providers.


Physical Resource Composite Service Service Instance Virtual Resource Autonomic Computing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramy Farha
    • 1
  • Myung Sup Kim
    • 1
  • Alberto Leon-Garcia
    • 1
  • James Won-Ki Hong
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical and Computer Eng’gUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer Science and Eng’gPOSTECHPohangKorea

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