Networks are now embedded in daily life thanks to smaller, faster, inexpensive components that are more powerful and increasingly connected. Parallel to this quantitative explosion of communication networks, technology has become more complex. This development comes with challenges related to management and control, and it has become necessary to manage the service level demands of the client to which the service provider commits.
Different approaches to managing one or more service level components in different emerging environments are explored, such as: the Internet of Things, the Cloud, smart grids, e-health, mesh networking, D2D (Device to Device), smart cities and even green networking.
This book therefore allows for a better understanding of the important challenges and issues relating to Quality of Service (QoS) management, security and mobility in these types of environment.
1. Service Level Management in the Internet of Things (IoT), Ahmad Khalil, Nader Mbarek and Olivier Togni.
2. Service Level Management in the Cloud, Nader Mbarek.
3. Managing Energy Demand as a Service in a Smart Grid Environment, Samira Chouikhi, Leila Merghem-Boulahia and Moez Esseghir.
4. Managing Quality of Service and Security in an e-Health Environment, Mohamed-Aymen Chalouf.
5. Quality of Service Management in Wireless Mesh Networks, Hajer Bargaoui, Nader Mbarek and Olivier Togni.
6. Blockchain Based Authentication and Trust Management in Decentralized Networks, Axel Moinet and Benoît Darties.
7. How Machine Learning Can Help Resolve Mobility Constraints in D2D Communications, Chérifa Boucetta, Hassine Moungla and Hossam Afifi.
8. The Impact of Cognitive Radio on Green Networking: The Learning-through-reinforcement Approach, Mohammed Salih Bendella and Badr Benmammar.
Nader Mbarek is an Associate Professor – HDR at the engineering school, ESIREM, within the University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France. He leads the Networking branch of the CombNet team at the LIB (Laboratoire d’Informatique de Bourgogne) laboratory and holds a Computer Science PhD from the University of Bordeaux, France as well as a Habilitation (HDR) degree from the University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France.
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