Network Service Layer Abstract Model

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While the networking technologies have evolved over the years, the layered approach has been dominant in many network solutions. Each layer may have multiple interchangeable, competing alternatives that deliver a similar set of functionality. In order to provide an objective benchmarking data among various implementations, the need arises for a common abstract model for each network service layer, with a set of required and optional specifications in respective layers. Many overlay and or underlay solutions can be described using these models.


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