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TINA as a virtual market place for telecommunication and information services: the VITAL experiment

TINA as a virtual market place for telecommunication and information services: the VITAL experiment
TINA as a virtual market place for telecommunication and information services: the VITAL experiment
The VITAL (Validation of Integrated Telecommunication Architectures for the Long-Term) project has defined, implemented and demonstrated an open distributed telecommunication architecture (ODTA) for deploying, managing and using a set of heterogeneous multimedia, multi-party, and mobility services. The architecture was based on the latest specifications released by TINA-C. The architecture was challenged in a set of trials by means of a heterogeneous set of applications. Some of the applications were developed within the project from scratch, while some others focused on integrating commercially available applications. The applications were selected in such a way as to assure full coverage of the architecture implementation and reflect a realistic use of it. The VITAL experience of refining and implementing TINA specifications and challenging the resulting platform by a heterogeneous set of services has proven the openness, flexibility and reusability of TINA. This paper describes the VITAL approach when choosing the different services and how they challenge and interact with the architecture, focusing especially on the service architecture and the Ret reference point definitions. The VITAL adjustments and enhancements to the TINA architecture are described. This paper contributes to proving that the TINA-based VITAL ODTA allows for easy and cost-effective development and deployment of advanced end-user and operator services, and can indeed act as the basis for a virtual market place for telecommunications services
078035785X
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Telma, Mota
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Hellemans, Patrick
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Tiropanis, Thanassis
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Canal, Gianni
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Lago, Patricia
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Telma, Mota, Hellemans, Patrick, Tiropanis, Thanassis, Canal, Gianni and Lago, Patricia (1999) TINA as a virtual market place for telecommunication and information services: the VITAL experiment In TINA '99 - Telecommunications Information Networking Architecture Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers..

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The VITAL (Validation of Integrated Telecommunication Architectures for the Long-Term) project has defined, implemented and demonstrated an open distributed telecommunication architecture (ODTA) for deploying, managing and using a set of heterogeneous multimedia, multi-party, and mobility services. The architecture was based on the latest specifications released by TINA-C. The architecture was challenged in a set of trials by means of a heterogeneous set of applications. Some of the applications were developed within the project from scratch, while some others focused on integrating commercially available applications. The applications were selected in such a way as to assure full coverage of the architecture implementation and reflect a realistic use of it. The VITAL experience of refining and implementing TINA specifications and challenging the resulting platform by a heterogeneous set of services has proven the openness, flexibility and reusability of TINA. This paper describes the VITAL approach when choosing the different services and how they challenge and interact with the architecture, focusing especially on the service architecture and the Ret reference point definitions. The VITAL adjustments and enhancements to the TINA architecture are described. This paper contributes to proving that the TINA-based VITAL ODTA allows for easy and cost-effective development and deployment of advanced end-user and operator services, and can indeed act as the basis for a virtual market place for telecommunications services

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Published date: 1999
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 265089
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265089
ISBN: 078035785X
PURE UUID: a97c8df5-5b3a-47db-965b-87fedc504888
ORCID for Thanassis Tiropanis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6195-2852

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Date deposited: 22 Jan 2008 15:53
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:29

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Author: Mota Telma
Author: Patrick Hellemans
Author: Gianni Canal
Author: Patricia Lago

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