30 May 2017 Dynamic and adaptive policy models for coalition operations
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It is envisioned that the success of future military operations depends on the better integration, organizationally and operationally, among allies, coalition members, inter-agency partners, and so forth. However, this leads to a challenging and complex environment where the heterogeneity and dynamism in the operating environment intertwines with the evolving situational factors that affect the decision-making life cycle of the war fighter. Therefore, the users in such environments need secure, accessible, and resilient information infrastructures where policy-based mechanisms adopt the behaviours of the systems to meet end user goals. By specifying and enforcing a policy based model and framework for operations and security which accommodates heterogeneous coalitions, high levels of agility can be enabled to allow rapid assembly and restructuring of system and information resources. However, current prevalent policy models (e.g., rule based event-condition-action model and its variants) are not sufficient to deal with the highly dynamic and plausibly non-deterministic nature of these environments. Therefore, to address the above challenges, in this paper, we present a new approach for policies which enables managed systems to take more autonomic decisions regarding their operations.
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Dinesh Verma, Dinesh Verma, Seraphin Calo, Seraphin Calo, Supriyo Chakraborty, Supriyo Chakraborty, Elisa Bertino, Elisa Bertino, Chris Williams, Chris Williams, Jeremy Tucker, Jeremy Tucker, Brian Rivera, Brian Rivera, Geeth R. de Mel, Geeth R. de Mel, } "Dynamic and adaptive policy models for coalition operations", Proc. SPIE 10190, Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR VIII, 1019006 (30 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2266565; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2266565
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