DOI: 10.1145/568760.568875
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Abstract: The emergence of service providers and brokers who are independent of network providers has opened the way to a spot market in free network resources: it is under everybody's eyes that market enabled service provision based on Service Level Agreements (SLAs) will be essential for the delivery of many services such as bandwidth on demand. In order for those services to be created, configured and delivered dynamically via automated SLAs, a market enabling mechanism is required that is sufficiently flexible to co…

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