An
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
for
End‐to‐
    End
Management
of
Heterogeneous
Contents,

  Networks,
and
Terminals
e...
Outline

•  ObjecHves
and
Overview

•  ENTHRONE
System
Architecture

•  ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management

   Supervisor
(EIM...
Project
ObjecHves

•  To
further
develop
an
MPEG‐21
based
QoS
management

   architecture
and
soluHons
for
cross‐layer
ada...
Project
Overview





2008/07/09
    ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
   4

ENTHRONE
System
Architecture

                                             ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor

    ...
Project
Overview
–
(Too)
Detailed
(?)





2008/07/09
   ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
   6

ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
(EIMS)

•     ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
(EIMS)

      –  Various...
EIMS:
Overview

                                        E
I
M
S





                    2


                             ...
EIMS
Architecture

•  Revised
EIMS
Architecture
feat.
AdaptaHon
Manager
and

   Caching/CDN,
MulHcasHng,
and
Dynamic
Serv....
EIMS
Managers:
Overview

•  EIMS
End‐to‐End
QoS
Manager
–
E2EQoSMngr

      –  Provisioning
of
the
best
Digital
Item
config...
EIMS
Managers:
Overview
(cont’d)

•  EIMS
Caching
and
CDN
Manager
–
CCDNMngr

      –  Provisioning
of
content
(Digital
It...
EIMS
Managers:
Overview
(cont’d)

•  EIMS
Service
Manager
–
SrvMngr

      –  Customer
Service
Manager
(CustSrvMngr):
serv...
al
Items   

                                                 searc h/browse
Digit




                                   ...
EIMS
Deployment
Example

•  German
Pilot
Island
(GPI)
to
be
demonstrated
at
IFA’08

•  Services:
VideoLogChannel,
SoccerCh...
Conclusions

•  ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor

      –  Distributed
(not
centralized!!!)

      –  Integrated
...
Thank
you
for
your
aDenHon



              ...
quesHons,
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An Integrated Management Supervisor for End-to-End Management of Heterogeneous Contents, Networks, and Terminals enabling Quality of Service

  1. 1. An
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
for
End‐to‐ End
Management
of
Heterogeneous
Contents,
 Networks,
and
Terminals
enabling
Quality
of
Service
 Chris&an
Timmerer
 Klagenfurt
University
(UNIKLU)

Faculty
of
Technical
Sciences
(TEWI)
 Department
of
Informa&on
Technology
(ITEC)

Mul&media
Communica&on
(MMC)
 hDp://research.Hmmerer.com

hDp://blog.Hmmerer.com

mailto:chrisHan.Hmmerer@itec.uni‐klu.ac.at
 Co‐authors:
ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Michael
Ransburg,
Ingo
Kofler,
Hermann
Hellwagner
 (UNIKLU)

Pedro
Souto,
Maria
Andrade,
Pedro
Carvalho,
Hélder
Castro
(INESC)

 Mamadou
Sidibé,
Ahmed
Mehaoua,
Li
Fang
(PRISM)

Adam
Lindsay,
Michael
Mackay
 (ULANC)

Artur
Lugmayr
(TUT)

Bernhard
Feiten
(DTAG)

  2. 2. Outline
 •  ObjecHves
and
Overview
 •  ENTHRONE
System
Architecture
 •  ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
 Supervisor
(EIMS)
 –  Architecture
 –  EIMS
Managers:
FuncHonality
 –  Big
Picture
 •  Deployment
Scenario
 •  Conclusions
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 2

  3. 3. Project
ObjecHves
 •  To
further
develop
an
MPEG‐21
based
QoS
management
 architecture
and
soluHons
for
cross‐layer
adaptaHon
and
transport
 of
protected
mulHmedia
content
over
mulH‐domain
heterogeneous
 network
infrastructures
to
diverse
terminals
 –  Key
elements
of
the
project’s
acHviHes
 •  Research
 •  InnovaHon
 •  StandardizaHon
 •  New
business
models
 •  To
demonstrate
the
ENTHRONE
soluHon
in
a
large‐scale
pilot,
in
 preparaHon
for
bringing
it
to
the
market
 –  Large
scale
end‐to‐end
pilot
able
to
demonstrate
the
capability
of
 ENTHRONE
to
manage,
in
an
integrated
way,
the
whole
chain
of
 protected
content
handling,
transport
and
delivery
to
user
terminals
 across
heterogeneous
networks,
while
offering
QoS‐enabled
services

 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 3

  4. 4. Project
Overview
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 4

  5. 5. ENTHRONE
System
Architecture
 ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
 Supervision
 EIMS
 Quality
of
Service

 Metadata
Management
and
 Enhanced
Features
 layer
 and
AdaptaHon

 Search
(MATool)
 Metadata
Management
Model
 Generic
model
for

 Interfaces
 ‐
MulHcast
management
 ‐
AdaptaHon
management

‐
Metadata
management
 Adapters
 ‐
Metadata
storage
 ‐
Content
caching
and

 Delivery
layer
 And
extended
funcHonaliHes:
 


CDN
management
 ‐
End
to
end
(QoS)
management
 MAtool
implementaHon
using

 ‐
Service
management
(SM)
 MPEG‐7/‐21,
TV‐anyHme,
...
 ‐
Terminal
Device
Management
(TDM)
 Business
Actors
 Business
level
 (simplified)
 New
enHty.

 More
open
business
models
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 5

  6. 6. Project
Overview
–
(Too)
Detailed
(?)
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 6

  7. 7. ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
(EIMS)
 •  ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
(EIMS)
 –  Various
subsystems
(called
Managers)
with
dedicated
funcHonality
interconnected
via
Web
 Services,
e.g.,
EIMS
AdaptaHon
Manager
 –  Add’l
management
subsystems
for
mulHcasHng,
dynamic
service
management,
caching
and
 content
distribuHon
networks
 •  Metadata
Management
 –  Automated
extracHon,
gathering,
and
generaHon
of
metadata
from
real‐Hme/offline
audio‐visual
 streams
and
manifold
metadata
sources
 –  Metadata‐assisted
content
search
 –  Efficient
approaches
for
management,
transport
and
processing
of
content
and
context
descripHve
 metadata
 •  MPEG‐21‐based
Cross‐Layer
AdaptaHon
Decision‐Taking
 –  DefiniHon
of
a
Cross‐Layer
AdaptaHon
Model
 –  ImplementaHon
of
an
interoperable
Cross‐Layer
AdaptaHon
Decision‐Taking
Engine
(XL‐ADTE)
 –  DRM
support
for
XL‐ADTE
(in
terms
of
permissible
adaptaHons)
 •  Service
Management
and
Monitoring
 –  MPEG‐21
for
service
level
agreements
and
MPEG‐21
Event
ReporHng
for
Service
Monitoring
 –  NQoS‐to‐PQoS
mapping
 –  Support
for
mulHcast‐based
services
and
enabling
QoS
in
access
networks
 •  Caching
and
Content
DistribuHon
Networks
 –  IntegraHon
of
caching
strategies
in
dynamic
mulHmedia
Caching
Nodes
 –  Support
for
Content
DistribuHon
Network
(CDN)
deployment
and
management
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 7

  8. 8. EIMS:
Overview
 E
I
M
S
 2
 4
 5
 1
 Integrated
 Management
of
 3
 Services
 Integrated
 Management
of
 Integrated
Management
of
 Heterogeneous
 Integrated
 Terminals
 Content‐
and
Context‐ ConnecHvity
Services
of
 Management
of
 aware
Digital
Item
Service
 Heterogeneous
Networks
 Content
(Digital
 Items)
 2008/07/09
 Management
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 8

  9. 9. EIMS
Architecture
 •  Revised
EIMS
Architecture
feat.
AdaptaHon
Manager
and
 Caching/CDN,
MulHcasHng,
and
Dynamic
Serv.
Mgmt.
 ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
 Quality
of
Service,
AdaptaHon,
and
 Metadata
Management
and
 Enhanced
Features
 Service
Management
 Search
(MATool)
 EIMS
End‐to‐End
QoS
Manager
 EIMS
Metadata
Manager
 EIMS
MulHcast
Manager
 EIMS
Caching
and
CDN
 EIMS
Service
Manager
 EIMS
Search
Manager
 Manager
 EIMS
AdaptaHon
Manager
 EIMS
Terminal
Device
Manager
 Interfaces
 2008/07/09
 ENTHRONE
Adapters
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 9 9

  10. 10. EIMS
Managers:
Overview
 •  EIMS
End‐to‐End
QoS
Manager
–
E2EQoSMngr
 –  Provisioning
of
the
best
Digital
Item
configuraHon
(content,
 metadata,
structure)
towards
the
content
consumer
...
 –  …
by
uHlizing
several
informaHon
assets
(mainly
metadata)
from
 all
business
actors
along
the
delivery
chain
 •  Available
content
variaHons
and
descripHon
thereof
 •  CharacterisHcs
of
the
available
Television
and
MulHmedia
(TVM)
 processors
 •  CapabiliHes
and
condiHons
of
networks
and
end‐user
terminals
 •  EIMS
AdaptaHon
Manager
–
AdaptMngr
 –  Provisioning
of
adaptaHon
decisions
according
to
dynamically
 changing
context
condiHons
(across
service/network
layers)
 –  Cross‐Layer
AdaptaHon
Decision‐Taking
Engine
(XL‐ADTE)
 –  Steers
exactly
one
TVM
(in
a
possible
chain
of
TVMs)
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 10

  11. 11. EIMS
Managers:
Overview
(cont’d)
 •  EIMS
Caching
and
CDN
Manager
–
CCDNMngr
 –  Provisioning
of
content
(Digital
Items)
in
a
CDN
including
 ranking,
placement,
distribuHon,
etc
 –  DefiniHon
of
Caching
Policies
to
define
local
cache
provisioning
 parameters
 •  EIMS
MulHcast
Manager
–
MCastMngr
 –  Provisioning
of
mulHcast
communicaHon
services
 –  MulHcast
overlay
network
 –  Cross‐Layer
mulHcast
agent
to
take
advantage
of
IP
mulHcast
in
 the
last
core
network
domain
(towards
the
content
consumer)
 •  EIMS
Metadata
Manager
–
MetadataMngr
 –  Central
component
(MATool)
responsible
for
metadata
 collecHon,
aggregaHon,
conversion,
etc.
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 11

  12. 12. EIMS
Managers:
Overview
(cont’d)
 •  EIMS
Service
Manager
–
SrvMngr
 –  Customer
Service
Manager
(CustSrvMngr):
service
logic
 –  Network
Service
Manager
(NetSrvMngr):
network
connecHvity
service
 –  Service
Monitoring
(ServMon):
keep
track
of
end‐to‐end
QoS
level
of
a
 parHcular
service
 •  EIMS
Terminal
Device
Manager
–
TDM
 –  Management
of
heterogeneous
end‐user
devices
 –  Capturing
the
capabiliHes
of
the
terminal
 –  PQoS
probe
configuraHon
and
alarm
handling
 –  License
handling
 •  EIMS
Search
Manager
–
SearchMngr
 –  Searching/Browsing
for
Digital
Items
(see
also
DIBrowser)
 –  UHlizing
a
data
model
specifically
developed
within
ENTHRONE
 –  Supports
high‐/low‐level
features
associated
to
audio‐visual
content
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 12

  13. 13. al
Items 
 searc h/browse
Digit select
Digital
Item
 init
TVMs,
 Network,
and
 Monitoring
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 13

  14. 14. EIMS
Deployment
Example
 •  German
Pilot
Island
(GPI)
to
be
demonstrated
at
IFA’08
 •  Services:
VideoLogChannel,
SoccerChannel,
MulHRadio
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 14

  15. 15. Conclusions
 •  ENTHRONE
Integrated
Management
Supervisor
 –  Distributed
(not
centralized!!!)
 –  Integrated
end‐to‐end
management
enabling
QoS
 –  Heterogeneous
contents,
networks,
and
terminals
 –  Based
on
open
standards
(MPEG‐7/‐21)
 •  EIMS
Managers
 –  Subsystems
with
well‐defined
funcHonality
and
 interfaces
 –  Interconnected
through
Web
Services
 –  Service‐enabling
technology
 2008/07/09
 ChrisHan
Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
 15

  16. 16. Thank
you
for
your
aDenHon
 ...
quesHons,
comments,
etc.
are
welcome
…
 >>
Visit
the
IT
campus
Carinthia
<<
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<<
 
Dipl.‐Ing.
Dr.
ChrisHan
Timmerer
 Klagenfurt
University,
Department
of
InformaHon
Technology
(ITEC)
 Universitätsstrasse
65‐67,
A‐9020
Klagenfurt,
AUSTRIA
 chrisHan.Hmmerer@itec.uni‐klu.ac.at
 hDp://research.Hmmerer.com/
 Tel:
+43/463/2700
3621
Fax:
+43/463/2700
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Copyright:
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Timmerer
 2008/07/09
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Timmerer,
Klagenfurt
University,
Austria
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