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Internet based service networks. (English) Zbl 1247.90079

Thai, My T. (ed.) et al., Handbook of optimization in complex networks. Communication and social networks. New York, NY: Springer (ISBN 978-1-4614-0856-7/hbk; 978-1-4614-0857-4/ebook). Springer Optimization and Its Applications 58, 263-303 (2012).
Summary: This chapter focuses on services networks. We review the important aspects of services (flow patterns, semantic issues, Quality of Service (QoS) and user preferences), as well as service composition techniques, network metrics and models. The Concept-Service (CS) network matrix is introduced. The CS network dynamics and optimization based service composition are the original contributions of this chapter based on our years of research on this topic.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1229.90006].

MSC:

90B18 Communication networks in operations research
68M11 Internet topics
90C35 Programming involving graphs or networks
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