CONEMAF: A MODULAR MULTI AGENT FRAMEWORK FOR AUTONOMIC NETWORK MANAGEMENT

Julien Boite, Gérard Nguengang, Maurice Israël, Vania Conan

Abstract

Communication networks are growing both in terms of size and complexity. Because of the huge amount of monitored data to analyse and correlate, the management task that relies mostly on human operators is becoming time-consuming, labour-intensive and costly. The centralized management paradigm adopted by current management systems is no longer suitable for such networks. A distributed management with more autonomy delegated to network devices is therefore paramount to master this complexity efficiently.Multi-agent systems characteristics fit the requirements that must be taken into account to integrate autonomicity in networks. This paper presents CONEMAF, a novel modular multi-agent platform for autonomic network management. CONEMAF is fully distributed, allows situated knowledge analysis and implements a cognitive cycle for autonomic management. Implemented on top of OSGi, the present release makes use of well-proven Java-based COTS. CONEMAF has been deployed on Linux routers and is demonstrated for autonomic routing in a wireless mesh network.

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Boite J., Nguengang G., Israël M. and Conan V. (2010). CONEMAF: A MODULAR MULTI AGENT FRAMEWORK FOR AUTONOMIC NETWORK MANAGEMENT . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-674-022-1, pages 224-231. DOI: 10.5220/0002735502240231


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@conference{icaart10,
author={Julien Boite and Gérard Nguengang and Maurice Israël and Vania Conan},
title={CONEMAF: A MODULAR MULTI AGENT FRAMEWORK FOR AUTONOMIC NETWORK MANAGEMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2010},
pages={224-231},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002735502240231},
isbn={978-989-674-022-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - CONEMAF: A MODULAR MULTI AGENT FRAMEWORK FOR AUTONOMIC NETWORK MANAGEMENT
SN - 978-989-674-022-1
AU - Boite J.
AU - Nguengang G.
AU - Israël M.
AU - Conan V.
PY - 2010
SP - 224
EP - 231
DO - 10.5220/0002735502240231