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2004
Springer

Policy Based Management for Internet Communities

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Policy Based Management for Internet Communities
Policy Based Management (PBM) is a research topic that has been driven by the tremendous complexity inherent in the administration and management of present-day networking and telecommunications systems and services. The increasingly diverse organisational forms of modern industry represent a significant component of this complexity. Internet communities offer extreme examples of organisational diversity, since they often lack any central authority and many subsections operate with almost complete autonomy. This paper argues that PBM systems offer great potential in this domain due to the complexity of management arrangements. However, since these communities lack any single trusted administrative hierarchy, a centralised solution to policy engineering and management is not possible. This paper proposes an approach to modelling communities for PBM systems. This approach focuses on the concept of communities within a hierarchy of authority as the fundamental unit of organisational anal...
Kevin Chekov Feeney, David Lewis, Vincent P. Wade
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where POLICY
Authors Kevin Chekov Feeney, David Lewis, Vincent P. Wade
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