Agent-Based Framework for Personalized Service Provisioning in Converged IP Networks

  • Vedran Podobnik
  • Maja Matijasevic
  • Ignac Lovrek
  • Lea Skorin-Kapov
  • Sasa Desic
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5907)

Abstract

In a global multi-service and multi-provider market, the Internet Service Providers will increasingly need to differentiate in the service quality they offer and base their operation on new, consumer-centric business models. In this paper, we propose an agent-based framework for the Business-to-Consumer (B2C) electronic market, comprising the Consumer Agents, Broker Agents and Content Agents, which enable Internet consumers to select a content provider in an automated manner. We also discuss how to dynamically allocate network resources to provide end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) for a given consumer and content provider.

Keywords

agent-based B2C e-market Quality of Service Internet business environment provider selection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vedran Podobnik
    • 1
  • Maja Matijasevic
    • 1
  • Ignac Lovrek
    • 1
  • Lea Skorin-Kapov
    • 2
  • Sasa Desic
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and ComputingUniversity of ZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Ericsson Nikola Tesla, R&D CenterCroatia

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