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Bell Canada's generic network element control technology

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2 Author(s)
Stepien, B. ; Bell Canada, Ottawa, Ont., Canada ; Ward, C.

The NEC (network element controller) software development project is put into context in its operational environment at Bell Canada. The NEC controls many network control functions of Bell's Special Services Digital Network (SSDN). Special-purpose languages have been designed for application development in the SSDN. At the heart of the software lies the Inferencing Connection Engine (ICE). Its overall architecture is described along with the linguistic mechanisms which drive it

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Global Telecommunications Conference, 1991. GLOBECOM '91. 'Countdown to the New Millennium. Featuring a Mini-Theme on: Personal Communications Services

Date of Conference:

2-5 Dec 1991