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Digital Home Networking

Romain Carbou (Editor), Michel Diaz (Editor), Ernesto Exposito (Editor), Rodrigo Roman (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-84821-321-0
396 pages
October 2011, Wiley-ISTE
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This much-needed book describes the digital home networking environment, its techniques, and the challenges around its service architecture. It provides a broad introduction to state-of-the-art digital home standards and protocols, as well as in-depth coverage of service architectures for entertainment and domotic services involving digital home resources. Topics include networking, remote access, security, interoperability, scalability, and quality of service. Notably, the book describes the generic architecture that was proposed and developed in the context of the EUREKA/Celtic research project Feel@Home.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction 1
Romain CARBOU

1.1. Cultural context around a definition 1

1.2. A brief history of home automation 3

1.3. Coming to a definition of the digital home 7

1.4. Plan of this book 9

1.5. Bibliography 10

Chapter 2. Actors in Digital Home Networking 11
Romain CARBOU

2.1. Scope 11

2.2. Categories of actors 12

2.3. User roles 15

2.4. Bibliography 16

Chapter 3. Network Technologies 17
Pablo NAJERA and Ana NIETO

3.1. Local connectivity and networks 17

3.2. Connectivity to main networks 30

3.3. Bibliography 54

Chapter 4. Standards 59
Rémi BARS, Jorge GOMEZ-MONTALVO, Mohamed MAHDI, Cristina ALCARAZ and Rodrigo ROMAN

4.1. Introduction 59

4.2. Standards used in the home 59

4.3. Remote access to homes 82

4.4. Bibliography 92

Chapter 5. Personalization and Home Context 97
Gema MAESTRO, Lin SUN, Daqing ZHANG and Bin GUO

5.1. Introduction 97

5.2. Personalization 98

5.3. Context management and sharing 112

5.4. Protégé – an ontology editor 129

5.5. Bibliography 136

Chapter 6. Security 139
Anas ABOU EL KALAM, Marc LACOSTE, Mohamed MAACHAOUI, Francisco MOYANO and Rodrigo ROMAN

6.1. Importance of security and privacy 139

6.2. Security requirements of the extended digital home 143

6.3. A conceptual security architecture 149

6.4. Relevant security mechanisms 156

6.5. Applying the security architecture 189

6.6. Bibliography 195

Chapter 7. Quality of Experience and Quality of Service 203
Jorge GÓMEZ-MONTALVO and Ernesto EXPOSITO

7.1. Introduction 203

7.2. QoS concepts and standards 204

7.3. IETF multimedia protocols 220

7.4. Semantic approach for QoS management in home networks 223

7.5. Conclusion 251

7.6. Bibliography 252

Chapter 8. Service Management 259
Marta BEL MARTIN, Olivier DUGEON, Julien FASSON, Anas ABOU EL KALAM, Mohamed MAACHAOUI, Béatrice PAILLASSA, Francisco Javier RAMÓN SALGUERO and Warodom WERAPUN

8.1. Introduction 259

8.2. Service management basis 260

8.3. Basic protocols 262

8.4. Network architecture and service management 277

8.5. Conclusion 305

8.6. Bibliography 306

Chapter 9. The Feel@Home System 309
Marta BEL MARTIN, Gema MAESTRO MOLINA, Mohamed MAHDI and Olivier DUGEON

9.1. The Feel@Home architecture 309

9.2. Local and remote content distribution through VPN 329

9.3. Local and remote content distribution through IMS 337

9.4. Conclusion 352

9.5. Bibliography 353

Chapter 10. Home Interconnection through the Internet 355
Olivier DUGEON and Mohamed MAHDI

10.1. Introduction 355

10.2. Interoperability scenarios 356

10.3. Internet-based content sharing between remote homes 370

10.4. Conclusion 384

10.5. Bibliography 384

Chapter 11. Conclusion 385
Michel DIAZ

11.1. Bibliography 388

List of Authors 389

Index 391

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