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Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Networks

1st Edition

Edited by Mazin Gilbert

Chapman and Hall/CRC

392 pages | 135 B/W Illus.

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Description

Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Networks introduces the autonomous network by juxtaposing two unique technologies and communities: Networking and AI. The book reviews the technologies behind AI and software-defined network/network function virtualization, highlighting the exciting opportunities to integrate those two worlds.

Outlining the new frontiers for autonomous networks, this book highlights their impact and benefits to consumers and enterprise customers. It also explores the potential of the autonomous network for transforming network operation, cyber security, enterprise services, 5G and IoT, infrastructure monitoring and traffic optimization, and finally, customer experience and care.

With contributions from leading experts, this book will provide an invaluable resource for network engineers, software engineers, artificial intelligence, and machine learning researchers.

Table of Contents

1. The Role of Artificial Intelligence for Network Automation & Security

Mazin Gilbert

2. Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Michael Lanzetta

3. The Shift to a Software Defined Network

Paul Bartoli, Brian Freeman

4. Blockchain and Cryptography for Secure Information Sharing

Matt Dugan, Wiley Wilkins

5. Building the Autonomous Networks of the Future

Stephen Terrill, Mattias Lidström

6. Role of Open Source, Standards and Public Clouds in Autonomous Networks

David Ward, Chris Metz

7. Machine-learning, Containers, Cloud-natives and Micro-services

Eyal Felstaine, Ofer Hermoni

8. Artificial Intelligence Software and Hardware Platforms

Rajesh Gadiyar, Tong Zhang, Ananth Sankaranarayanan

9. Artificial Intelligence for Network Operation

Jennifer Yates , Zihui Ge

10. Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Security

Anestis Karasaridis, Brian Rexroad, Pat Velardo

11. Artificial Intelligence for Enterprise Networks

Sandeep Gupta, Kathleen Meier-Hellstern and Michael Satterlee

12. Artificial Intelligence for 5G+, Edge Compute and IoT

Rittwik Jana, Mark Austin, Wenjie Zhao

13. Artificial Intelligence for Infrastructure Monitoring and Traffic Optimization

Laurie Bigler, Vijay Gopalakrishnan

14. Artificial Intelligence for Customer Experience and Care

Jason Hunt, Sunil Dube

15. New Artificial Intelligence Frontiers for Autonomous Networks

Anit Lohtia, Chris Rice

About the Editor

Dr. Mazin Gilbert is the Vice President of Advanced Technology at AT&T Labs. He leads AT&T’s research and advanced technology of its software-defined network. In this role, Mazin oversees advancements in networking and IP network management, machine learning and artificial intelligence, information systems and visualization, algorithms and optimization, and scalable, reliable software platforms.

Mazin was previously the Assistant Vice President of Intelligence Services and Platform Research, where he and his team were responsible for using AT&T’s data and machine learning capabilities to build services that can transform the way we do things today. Mazin holds 170 U.S. patents in communication and multimedia processing and has published over 100 technical papers in human-machine communication. He is the author of the book titled, "Artificial Neural Networks for Speech Analysis/Synthesis."

Mazin is the technical chair for the Linux Foundation ONAP, where his organization is actively contributing code and leading over half of the TSC projects. Mazin and his team are co-founders of the open source projects on Acumos Deep Learning and Akraino EdgeStack that were recently announced by the Linux Foundation. They are also contributors to OpenStack, OPNFV, ODL, among others.

With more than three decades of experience under his belt, Mazin has worked in the industry at AT&T Labs and previously Bell Labs, BBC and British Telecom. He’s also worked in academia at Rutgers University, Princeton University and Liverpool University. He became an IEEE Fellow in 2012.

Mazin earned a bachelor’s and a doctoral degree, with first-class honors, in electrical engineering from the University of Liverpool. He also earned an MBA for Executives from the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Outside of his technology career, Mazin is an entrepreneur owning six limited liability companies specializing in commercial and residential real estate and the dental industry. He also serves on a number of industrial boards including the International Computer Science Institute. In his free time, Mazin loves to spend time with his daughters and is an avid runner.

About the Series

Chapman & Hall/CRC Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM037000
COMPUTERS / Machine Theory
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COM051240
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design