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Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks, IEEE International Workshop on (2007)
Bologna, Italy
June 13, 2007 to June 15, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2767-1
pp: 96-108
David Kidston , Communications Research Centre, Canada
Isabelle Labbe , Communications Research Centre, Canada
Francis St-Onge , Communications Research Centre, Canada
A Policy-Based Traffic Management (PBTM) prototype was developed to investigate the effective management of communication resources in a tactical maritime environment. The system design includes a combination of Web Services (WS) and policy-based network management (PBNM) techniques. The paper describes a multi-level XML-based policy representation developed for use in the PBTM prototype. Three levels of policies are defined: the high level, the specification level and the low level. The policy representation for each level is given. Aspects that are particular to the system are also discussed. These aspects include hierarchical policy scopes, a rule engine and conflict resolution mechanisms developed specifically for use in the maritime environment.
David Kidston, Isabelle Labbe, Francis St-Onge, "A Multi-level Policy Representation for Management Services in Maritime Networks", Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks, IEEE International Workshop on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 96-108, 2007, doi:10.1109/POLICY.2007.1
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