Closed Loop Automation and the New Role of Assurance – Research Note
(Major) Research Note discussing best practices for closed-loop automation in virtualized networks, with significant learning from control theory. Emphasis on the new role of assurance and analytics, and how they integrate with a common orchestration method that is also used for fulfillment. This paper ties together concepts from several ARG research streams.
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