Networks and Services management solutions are now moving from centralised platforms to distributed approaches. In order to reach a higher level of scalability and flexibility, an attractive solution can be based on cooperative intelligent agents. This raises new requirements for communication between management entities, as it implies not only exchange of… (More)
Cooperative Management has appeared as a promising paradigm on which Network and System Management (NSM) solutions should be partially or entirely based. This paper proposes a conceptual framework to obtain, from any CIM schemas, NSM frame-based ontologies which can then be used in cooperative management solutions. 1. INTRODUCTION From a technological… (More)
The high complexity of existing managed environments has led to the need to increase the autonomy of network and service management solutions. This short article presents a generic multi-agent organizational framework dedicated to the management domain. This conceptual framework constitutes a first step towards the design of self-managed environments.