The Applicability of Self-Awareness for Network Management Operations

  • John Strassner
  • Sven van der Meer
  • James Won-Ki Hong
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5844)


Network management operation will get increasingly more difficult in next generation and Future Internet scenarios due to many factors, such as mobility and the need for context-awareness. This position paper argues that the increasing complexity in business, system, and other operations can only be managed by making the systems aware of their own operations. This is shown by describing how self-awareness is implemented in the FOCALE autonomic architecture.


Autonomic Architecture Context Context-Awareness FOCALE Management Self-Awareness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Strassner
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sven van der Meer
    • 2
  • James Won-Ki Hong
    • 1
  1. 1.Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)PohangKorea
  2. 2.Telecommunications Systems & Software GroupWaterford Institute of TechnologyIreland

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