1800

Gottlieb Frege: On Sense and Reference, 1892

  • Author: Gottlieb Frege

  • Published as On Sense and Reference, later as On Sense and Meaning, German original: Über Sinn und Bedeutung

  • Reasons to read: philosophical definition for a name

  • Publisher: Seeley & Co. of London

  • Links: Wikipedia: en, Wikipedia: de, Goodreads, PDF:en & de ┃ skb: yaml src

1960

Edsger W. Dijkstra: The Structure of the “THE” Multiprogramming System, 1968

  • Author: Edsger W. Dijkstra

  • Reasons to read: introduces concept of layers

  • Published: Communications of the ACM CACM, Volume 11 Issue 5, May 1968, Pages 341-346

  • Links: DOI, PDF, Text ┃ skb: yaml src

1970

Donald Davies: The Control of Congestion in Packet-Switching Networks, 1972

  • Author: Donald Davies

  • Reasons to read: parallel work to (Baran 64), packet-switched networks

  • Published: IEEE Transactions on Communications (Volume: 20, Issue: 3, Jun 1972)

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Edsger W. Dijkstra: Hierarchical ordering of sequential Processes, 1971

  • Author: Edsger W. Dijkstra

  • Reasons to read: a more formal discussio on layers

  • Published: Acta Informatica, June 1971, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 115–138

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

P. Brinch Hansen: The nucleus of a multiprogramming system, 1970

  • Author: P. Brinch Hansen

  • Reasons to read: first principle of separation of strategy from process

  • Published: Communications of the ACM CACM, Volume 13 Issue 4, April 1970, Pages 238-241

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

William B. Rouse: A Model-Based Approach to Policy Analysis in Library Networks, 1979

  • Author: William B. Rouse

  • Reasons to read: policy to control sharing resources, rules for the control of how to share resources (and rule analysis)

  • Published: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Volume: 9, Issue: 9, Sept. 1979)

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Richard W. Watson: An Architecture for Support of Network Operating System Services, 1976

  • Author: Richard W. Watson

  • Reasons to read: tbd

  • Published: Computer Networks (1976), Volume 4, Issue 1, February 1980, Pages 33-49

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

1980

Charles W. Bachman et al.: Toward a more complete Reference Model of Computer-based Information Systems, 1982

  • Authors: Charles W. Bachman, Ronald G. Ross

  • Reasons to read: original contribtution of what became then the OSI Reference Model / 7 Layer Model

  • Published: Computers and Standards, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 1982, Pages 35-48

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Charles W. Bachman et al.: Toward a more Complete Reference Model of Computer-based Information Systems, 1982

  • Authors: Charles W. Bachman, Ronald G. Ross

  • Reasons to read: original contribtution of what became then the OSI Reference Model / 7 Layer Model

  • Published: Computer Networks, Volume 6, Issue 5, November 1982, Pages 331-343

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Umeshwar Dayal et al.: The HiPAC project: combining active databases and timing constraints, 1988

  • Authors: Umeshwar Dayal, Barbara Blaustein, Alejandro Buchmann, Sharma Chakravarthy, Meichun Hsu, R. Ledin, Dennis R. McCarthy, Arnon Rosenthal, A. Sarin, M. J. Carey, Miron Livny, R. Jauhari

  • Reasons to read: origin of Event Condition Action (ECA) rules

    • Defines ECA rules – Event, Condition, Action

      • Event triggers rule, i.e. condition evaluation

      • Condition is set of queries

      • Action is executed when rule is triggered and condition is satisfied

    • Processing rules is strongly related to database transactions

    • Two couplings are defined: E-C and C-A

    • Event types: database operation, temporal, external notification

    • Funded by DARPA

  • Published: ACM SIGMOD Record - Special Issue on Real-Time Database Systems, Volume 17 Issue 1, March, 1988, Pages 51 - 70

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src

Geneviève Jomier: A Mathematical Model for the Comparison of Static and Dynamic Memory Allocation in a Paged System, 1981

  • Author: Geneviève Jomier

  • Reasons to read: separate static and dynamic policies for memory allocation, static: memory allocated at scheduling time, dynamic: memory evolves with process

  • Published: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (Volume: SE-7, Issue: 4, July 1981)

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Farouk Kamoun: A Drop and Throttle Flow Control Policy for Computer Networks, 1981

  • Author: Farouk Kamoun

  • Reasons to read: rules to detect and later prevent network congestion

  • Published: IEEE Transactions on Communications (Volume: 29, Issue: 4, Apr 1981)

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Richard W. Watson: Timer-based Mechanisms in reliable Transport Protocol Connection Management, 1981

  • Author: Richard W. Watson

  • Reasons to read: only 3 timers are needed, in the protocol, no local clocks and no clock synchronization required

  • Original break-through happened in 1978, so some reference date it to 1978

  • Also published as IEN193

  • Published: Computer Networks (1976), Volume 5, Issue 1, February 1981, Pages 47-56

  • Links: DOI, PDF: IEN193 ┃ skb: yaml src

1990

Jonathan Moffett et al.: Specifying Discretionary Access Control Policy for Distributed Systems, 1990

  • Authors: Jonathan Moffett, Morris J. Sloman, Kevin Twidle

  • Reasons to read: defines policy as a paradigm for network management

  • Published: Computer Communications, Volume 13, Issue 9, November 1990, Pages 571-580

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Morris J. Sloman: Policy driven Management for Distributed Systems, 1994

  • Author: Morris J. Sloman

  • Reasons to read: defines policy as a paradigm for network management

  • Published: Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), December 1994, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 333–360

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

2000

Stefan Arbanowski et al.: I-centric Communications, 2001

  • Authors: Stefan Arbanowski, Sven van der Meer, Stephan Steglich, Radu Popescu-Zeletin

  • Published: Informatik Forschung und Entwicklung (IFE), November 2001, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 225–232

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Stefan Arbanowski et al.: The Human Communication Space: Towards I-centric Communications, 2001

  • Authors: Stefan Arbanowski, Sven van der Meer, Stephan Steglich, Radu Popescu-Zeletin

  • Published: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (PUC), February 2001, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 34–37

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src

Raouf Boutaba et al.: Policy-based Management: A Historical Perspective, 2007

  • Authors: Raouf Boutaba, Issam Aib

  • Reasons to read: history and evolution of policy in management, recursive models, good source for references on policy

  • Published: Journal of Network and Systems Management, December 2007, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 447–480

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Steven Davy et al.: The Policy Continuum – Policy Authoring and Conflict Analysis, 2008

  • Authors: Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, John C. Strassner

  • Reasons to read: a continuum for policies, multiple policy models

  • Published: Computer Communications, Volume 31, Issue 13, 15 August 2008, Pages 2981-2995

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Brendan Jennings et al.: Towards Autonomic Management of Communications Networks, 2007

  • Authors: Brendan Jennings, Sven van der Meer, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Dmitri Botvich, Mícheál Ó Foghlú, Willie Donnelly, John C. Strassner

  • Published: IEEE Communications Magazine (Volume: 45, Issue: 10, October 2007)

  • Links: DOI ┃ skb: yaml src

Declan O’Sullivan et al.: The Use of Context-Aware Policies and Ontologies to Facilitate Business-Aware Network Management, 2009

  • Authors: Declan O’Sullivan, John C. Strassner, Sven van der Meer

  • Published: Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), September 2009, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 231–233

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src

Gary N. Stone et al.: Network Policy Languages: A Survey and a New Approach, 2001

  • Authors: Gary N. Stone, Bert Lundy, Geoffrey G. Xie

  • Reasons to read: survey of policy languages, and an approach for them

  • Published: IEEE Network (Volume: 15, Issue: 1, Jan/Feb 2001)

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

John C. Strassner et al.: The Design of a New Policy Model to Support Ontology-Driven Reasoning for Autonomic Networking, 2009

  • Authors: John C. Strassner, José Neuman de Souza, Sven van der Meer, Steven Davy, Keara Barrett, Dave Raymer, Srini Samudrala

  • Published: Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), June 2009, Volume 17, Issue 1–2, pp 5–32

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src

John C. Strassner et al.: The Use of Context-Aware Policies and Ontologies to Facilitate Business-Aware Network Management, 2009

  • Authors: John C. Strassner, Sven van der Meer, Declan O’Sullivan, Simon Dobson

  • Published: Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), September 2009, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 255–284

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src

Sven van der Meer: Research - a personal perspective, 2004

  • Author: Sven van der Meer

  • Published: Research Matters, Issue I, Number I, WIT, Waterford, Ireland, 2004

  • Links: Research Matters ┃ skb: yaml src

Mariemma I. Yagüe: Survey on XML-Based Policy Languages for Open Environments, 2006

  • Author: Mariemma I. Yagüe

  • Reasons to read: early work on policy in network management

  • Published: Journal of Information Assurance and Security 1 (2006) 11-20

  • Links: CiteSeer, ResearchGate, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

2010

Rob Brennan et al.: Multidomain IT Architectures for Next-Generation Communications Service Providers, 2010

  • Authors: Rob Brennan, Kevin Chekov Feeney, John Keeney, Declan O’Sullivan, Joel J. Fleck II, Simon Foley, Sven van der Meer

  • Reasons to read: inter-domain relationships and policy translation

  • Published: IEEE Communications Magazine (Volume: 48, Issue: 8, August 2010)

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate, PDF: TCD ┃ skb: yaml src

John Day: The Clamor Outside as INWG Debated: Economic War Comes to Networking, 2016

  • Author: John Day

  • Reasons to read: INWG history

  • Publisher: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Volume: 38, Issue: 3, July-Sept. 2016)

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Weili Han et al.: A Survey on Policy Languages in Network and Security Management, 2012

  • Authors: Weili Han, Chang Lei

  • Reasons to read: servey of policy languages, here for security

  • Published: Computer Networks, Volume 56, Issue 1, 12 January 2012, Pages 477-489

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Alex McKenzie: INWG and the Conception of the Internet: An Eyewitness Account, 2011

  • Author: Alex McKenzie

  • Reasons to read: INWG history

  • Publisher: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Volume: 33, Issue: 1, Jan. 2011)

  • Links: DOI, Online, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Sebastian Robitzsch et al.: Magnet: Real-Time Trace Stream Analytics Framework for 5G Operations Support Systems, 2017

  • Authors: Sebastian Robitzsch, Faisal Zaman, Sven van der Meer, John Keeney, Gabriel-Miro Muntean

  • Published: IEEE Network (Volume: 31, Issue: 5, 2017)

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src

Andrew L. Russell: OSI: The Internet That Wasn’t, 2013

  • Author: Andrew L. Russell

  • Reasons to read: OSI standardization history

  • Publisher: IEEE Spectrum (Volume: 50, Issue: 8, August 2013)

  • Links: DOI, Online ┃ skb: yaml src

Andrew L. Russell et al.: In the Shadow of the ARPANET and Internet: Louis Pouzin and the Cyclades Network in the 1970s, 2014

  • Authors: Andrew L. Russell, Valérie Schafer

  • Reasons to read: Pouzin and CYCLADES in the historic context of ARPANET and Internet

  • Publisher: Technology and Culture, Johns Hopkins University Press, Volume 55, Number 4, October 2014

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Martín Jamie Serrano et al.: Federated Reference Model Architecture: An Autonomic Approach for Service Management, 2010

  • Authors: Martín Jamie Serrano, Sven van der Meer, Viliam Holub, John Murphy, John C. Strassner

  • Published: Systemics and Informatics World Network, Vol. 11, August 2010, pp. 137-150

  • Links: SIWN ┃ skb: yaml src

Sven van der Meer et al.: SDN Architectural Limitations: Towards a Full Software Network Vision, 2016

  • Authors: Sven van der Meer, Eduard Grasa

  • Published: IEEE Softwarization, May 2016

  • Links: Article ┃ skb: yaml src

Faisal Zaman et al.: A Recommender System Architecture for Predictive Telecom Network Management, 2015

  • Authors: Faisal Zaman, Gabriel Hogan, Sven van der Meer, John Keeney, Sebastian Robitzsch, Gabriel-Miro Muntean

  • Published: IEEE Communications Magazine (Volume: 53, Issue: 1, January 2015)

  • Links: DOI, ResearchGate ┃ skb: yaml src