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Objective-Driven Monitoring for Broadband Networks
June 1996 (vol. 8 no. 3)
pp. 391-402

Abstract—An approach to sensor configuration, installation, and activation for real-time monitoring of broadband networks for managing its performance is presented. An objective-driven measurement strategy for establishing the dynamic and statistical databases of the network is described. Objective driven monitoring allows the activation of sensors for data collection and abstraction based on a set of objectives. The objectives are derived from the quality of service requirements for real-time traffic control and operator submitted queries. The methodology of objective-driven monitoring for selective activation of sensors is implemented as a set of rules in the knowledge base of the monitor.

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Index Terms:
Network, quality of service, performance management, sensor, monitoring, knowledge-based systems.
Subrata Mazumdar, Aurel A. Lazar, "Objective-Driven Monitoring for Broadband Networks," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 391-402, June 1996, doi:10.1109/69.506707
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