Policy-Driven Mobile Ad hoc Network Management. Wiley Series in Telecommunications and Signal Processing

  • ID: 2171420
  • January 2008
  • 392 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"This book should be immensely interesting to those trying to decide what MANET research is worth undertaking and why."
J. Christopher Ramming, Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research

Projects Agency (DARPA) Strategic Technology Office

A thorough, comprehensive treatment of mobile ad hoc network management

Mobile ad hoc networking is a hot topic, gaining importance in both commercial and military arenas. Now that the basics in the field have settled and standards are emerging, the time is right for a book on management of these networks. From two experts in the field, Policy–Driven Mobile Ad hoc Network Management provides comprehensive coverage of the management challenges associated with mobile ad hoc networks(MANETs) and includes an in–depth discussion of how policy–based network management can be used for increasing automation in the management of mobile ad hoc networks.

This book provides readers with a complete understanding of mobile ad hoc network management and many related topics, including:

?Network management requirements for MANETs, with an emphasis on the differences between the management requirements for MANETs READ MORE >

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List of Figures.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Policy Terminology.

Chapter 3. Policy Languages and Frameworks.

Chapter 4. Policy Conflict Detection and Resolution.

Chapter 5. Policy–Based Network Management.

Chapter 6. Configuration Management.

Chapter 7. Fault Management.

Chapter 8. Performance Management.

Chapter 9. Security Management.

Chapter 10. Concluding Remarks.




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Ritu Chadha, PhD, is Chief Scientist and Director of the Policy Management Research Group in Applied Research at Telcordia. She is currently leading multiple projects addressing network management challenges for military ad hoc networks. Dr. Chadha is a well–known expert in the area of policy–based network management and has presented numerous tutorials and papers on the subject at industry conferences.

Latha Kant, PhD, is a Senior Scientist and Director in the Mobility Management Research Department in Applied Research at Telcordia. Dr. Kant has presented and published in over forty conferences and journals, and holds a patent on self–healing mechanisms in packet–switched networks.

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