The Architecture for Application-based Policy On Network Functions
draft-zhou-aponf-architecture-03

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Authors Cathy Zhou  , Tina Tsou  , Diego Lopez  , Georgios Karagiannis  , Qiong Sun 
Last updated 2015-01-22 (latest revision 2014-07-21)
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Abstract

Currently, there are network management applications that present specific demands on a communication network. This document describes the APONF basic architecture, its elements and interfaces. The main APONF architecture entities are the Network Management Application Agent (NMAA), which is a network entity that creates and runs network services, and Application-based Policy Decision (ABPD), which supports classified application models. Each of these models support application demands that are similar in nature and therefore can be grouped/classified together. Moreover, the ABPD maps the classified application models into network capabilities, e.g., network management and controlling policies.

Authors

Cathy Zhou (cathy.zhou@huawei.com)
Tina Tsou (tina.tsou.zouting@huawei.com)
Diego Lopez (diego@tid.es)
Georgios Karagiannis (g.karagiannis@utwente.nl)
Qiong Sun (sunqiong@ctbri.com.cn)

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