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Rule-Based Workflow Validation of Hierarchical Service Level Agreements

Irfan Ul Haq, Adrian Paschke, Erich Schikuta, Harold Boley
2009 2009 Workshops at the Grid and Pervasive Computing Conference  
In such business scenarios, parts of workflows corresponding to different partners can be aggregated in a producer-consumer manner, making hierarchical structures of added value.  ...  Service Level Agreements (SLAs), which are contracts between service providers and service consumers, guarantee the expected quality of service (QoS) to different stake holders at various levels in this  ...  This supply-chain business network, spun across various VOs, may result in a so-called Business Value Network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/gpc.2009.25 dblp:conf/gpc/HaqPSB09 fatcat:ritpad7khfejpew2ic6gqzz5li

Rule-based validation of SLA choreographies

Irfan Ul Haq, Adrian Paschke, Erich Schikuta, Harold Boley
2010 Journal of Supercomputing  
In these scenarios, parts of workflows corresponding to different partners can be aggregated in a producer-consumer manner, leading to hierarchical structures of added value.  ...  Service Level Agreements (SLAs), which are contracts between service providers and service consumers, guarantee the expected quality of service (QoS) to different stakeholders at various levels along this  ...  This supply-chain business network of the coalition workflows spun across various VOs may result in the so-called Business Value Network.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11227-010-0492-1 fatcat:z7rcfectm5d7za4nueged7cm2e

Distributed Trust Management for Validating SLA Choreographies [chapter]

Irfan Ul Haq, Rehab Alnemr, Adrian Paschke, Erich Schikuta, Harold Boley, Christoph Meinel
2010 Grids and Service-Oriented Architectures for Service Level Agreements  
In order to preserve the supply chain, the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) corresponding to the underlying choreography of services should also be incrementally aggregated.  ...  For business workflow automation in a service-enriched environment such as a grid or a cloud, services scattered across heterogeneous Virtual Organisations (VOs) can be aggregated in a producer-consumer  ...  Introduction A Service Level Agreement (SLA) is a formally negotiated contract between a service provider and a service consumer to ensure the expected level of a service.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-7320-7_5 fatcat:do42fd6vszatddyl3ywyhhwdcy

Aggregate Collaborative Planning in Non-hierarchical Business Networks [chapter]

Ricardo Almeida, César Toscano, Luis Carneiro, Américo Azevedo
2011 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper presents a new collaborative aggregate planning for non-hierarchical business networks, where SMEs collaborate in the selection of partners and definition of the operations plan required to  ...  Collaboration allowed SMEs to respond effectively to the development of new complex products and services but presented new barriers concerning the management of their business processes and relations  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the co-funding of the European Commission within NMP priority of the Seventh RTD Framework Programme for the Net Challenge project (Innovative Networks of SMEs for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23330-2_51 fatcat:7dbflu4z5faufnxgz72l67wp4q

Internet Interconnection Techno-economics: A Proposal for Assured Quality Services and Business Models

Antonio Ghezzi, Manos Dramitinos, Andrea Rangone, Eleni Agiatzidou, Finn Tore Johanses, Raffaello Balocco, Hakon Losethagen
2014 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
In this study a business rationale for Assured Service Quality (ASQ) inter-network services is presented and potential business models for their realization are proposed and analyzed.  ...  The Internet is constructed by means of complex business interconnection agreements among multiple networks.  ...  The business motivation would be similar to hierarchical CDNi-like agreements [23] with advanced content aggregation/in-network caching capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2014.95 dblp:conf/hicss/GhezziDAJLRB14 fatcat:lvvvnzxmbjdezmon2nmphs4fma

Essential Layers, Artifacts, and Dependencies of Enterprise Architecture

Robert Winter, Ronny Fischer
2006 2006 10th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW'06)  
This paper contributes to the identification of essential elements of enterprise architecture by (1) specifying enterprise architecture as a hierarchical, multilevel system comprising aggregation hierarchies  ...  Although standards like TOGAF and FEAF have developed, however, there is no common agreement on which architecture layers, which artifact types and which dependencies constitute the essence of enterprise  ...  agreements which are all linked to high level business processes.  ... 
doi:10.1109/edocw.2006.33 dblp:conf/edoc/WinterF06 fatcat:uyr7qgvgbzaubktumkgyqj2xf4

A hierarchical approach to autonomic network management

Jeroen Famaey, Steven Latre, John Strassner, Filip De Turck
2010 2010 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium Workshops  
In this paper, we propose a novel approach to structuring distributed autonomic components in large-scale communication networks.  ...  In addition to giving a detailed description of the hierarchical architecture, the advantages of the proposed approach are validated through analytical evaluation results.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Jeroen Famaey is funded by the Institute for the Promotion of Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders (IWT).  ... 
doi:10.1109/nomsw.2010.5486571 fatcat:ti6pyzu5ljglpncl75kt5xfy4q

Market-based business model for flexible energy aggregators in distribution networks

J. Zupancic, B. Prislan, E. Lakic, T. Medved, A. F. Gubina, A. Tuerk, V. Kulmer
2017 2017 14th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM)  
(DR) and Aggregators.  ...  The main novelty of the paper is a sensitivity analysis of INCREASE ancillary services and business model applied to representative European grid for overall policy conclusions.  ...  Low voltage distribution network was subject of scenario approach analysis, where penetration level of PV and DR technology in the network was defined in scenarios defined in Table V , [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/eem.2017.7981997 fatcat:e7toym7llzdwfkq4oqlhegdmqa

A Comprehensive Survey on Intra and Inter Organizational Agreements

Ikbel Guidara, Tarak Chaari, Kaouthar Fakhfakh, Mohamed Jmaiel
2012 2012 IEEE 21st International Workshop on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises  
In fact, using agreements at different layers of SOA gives a clear specification and control of the agreed service levels between different stakeholders involved in the composition.  ...  In this context, aggregation functions that allow the management of composite agreements from the atomic ones at the same layer and translation techniques to detect dependencies between agreements at multiple  ...  In [14] , authors proposed a hierarchical SLA aggregation approach taking into account multi-hierarchical levels. Each partner can sign SLA as a producer or/and a consumer.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wetice.2012.46 dblp:conf/wetice/GuidaraCFJ12 fatcat:7vnbfbtz6ffi3ow6ps2vklitwi

WOICE: A Decentralized System for Ubiquitous VoIP Services [chapter]

Costas Kalogiros, Costas Courcoubetis, Panayotis Antoniadis
2010 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
Furthermore, a new breed of VoIP providers by aggregating these currently isolated access networks will be able to offer alternative and advanced services to reachable end-users.  ...  These services would in certain cases completely bypass traditional telephony and cellular providers and in others smoothly cooperate with them.  ...  will be negotiated and put in place, once the network has recognized size and value.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11532-5_9 fatcat:fqrypbxexvfe3ox4k62wgbqgda

P2P model for distributed energy trading, grid control and ICT for local smart grids

Ari Pouttu, Jussi Haapola, Petri Ahokangas, Yueqiang Xu, Maria Kopsakangas-Savolainen, Eloisa Porras, Javier Matamoros, Charalampos Kalalas, Jesus Alonso-Zarate, Francisco David Gallego, Jose Manuel Martin, Geert Deconinck (+8 others)
2017 2017 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC)  
The paper proposes some business models that can be adopted in a P2P setting. We also outline the barriers and enablers against and for adopting local or regional P2P based electricity operations.  ...  This paper provides a view to Peer-to-Peer (P2P) approach for smart grid operation adopted in P2P-SmarTest project.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This paper describes work undertaken in the P2P-SmarTest project, peer-to peer smart energy distribution networks (, an innovation action funded by the H2020  ... 
doi:10.1109/eucnc.2017.7980652 dblp:conf/eucnc/PouttuHAXKPMKAG17 fatcat:ligpglwqkrhwhbmnrtukj2wkyi

Internet exterior routing protocol development: problems, issues, and misconceptions

T. Bass
1997 IEEE Network  
In their landmark paper, "Hierarchical Routing for Large Networks," they discussed the problems associated with scalability and the length of the route forwarding table in large packet-switched networks  ...  current implementation of providerbased IP address space aggregation.  ...  Acknowledgments This article would not have been possible without a pointer to Kleinrock and Kamoun's paper by Noel Chiappa during lively discussions in the CIDRD WG.  ... 
doi:10.1109/65.598459 fatcat:sovjr2e4wjhhlomdpkuk52r4by

Towards a Hierarchical Global Naming Framework in Network Virtualization

2013 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
In a Network Virtualization Environment (NVE), the fact that individual VNs are underpinned by diverse naming mechanisms brings about an obvious challenge for transparent communication across multiple  ...  Network virtualization enables autonomous and heterogeneous Virtual Networks (VNs) to co-exist on a shared physical substrate.  ...  Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and bandwidth, without revealing any detailed physical information.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2013.05.015 fatcat:brwq6r7clndzrotxc335kcjjqi

Cross-Border e-Commerce Business Model Based on Wireless Communication Network and Blockchain

Boyue Chai, Yixue Zhu, Muhammad Arif
2022 Security and Communication Networks  
From the evaluation indicators and weights, it can be concluded that the organizational value weight of the platform in the cross-border e-commerce business model accounts for the largest weight, occupying  ...  At present, traditional business models are gradually being replaced, and companies in different industries and fields are paying much attention to the innovation and reform of e-commerce business models  ...  data. e P2P technology used in the blockchain network is one of its core technologies and the main means to achieve decentralization and dynamic change. e agreement level includes agreement mechanism,  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9572908 fatcat:j43gdisy2vdqjbcvjoeoeugc4m

Public Transportation Service Quality Evaluation during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Amman City Using Integrated Approach Fuzzy AHP-Kendall Model

Ahmad Alkharabsheh, Szabolcs Duleba
2021 Vehicles  
First, the Fuzzy-hierarchical analytical process (FAHP) has been used to find out the aggregated weights, then the Kendall correlation values are computed to reveal stakeholder opinions.  ...  Consequently, except for the attributes' positions, the weight values are also significant in the final decision.  ...  the transportation network level.  ... 
doi:10.3390/vehicles3030020 fatcat:nna74xyc5fctlk4kw3j5j2gjiy
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