Packet Broadband Networking Handbook: Architecture, Performance, and Engineering

Paperback | October 29, 2002

byHaojin Wang

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The most comprehensive book on the shelf about a family of technologies that are cornering the market in enhanced telecommunications services.

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The most comprehensive book on the shelf about a family of technologies that are cornering the market in enhanced telecommunications services.

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BROADBAND DECISION SUPPORT One thing at least is certain about tomorrow's global communications: broadband networks will be packetized. But how exactly will we get there from here? Before all the i's get dotted and t's crossed, leaders in telecom and networking have to make some hard choices. This is the book that can give you all the...

Haojin Wang obtained an M.S. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University, both in computer science. He is a widely recognized authority on broadband networking with expertise and interests ranging from packet broadband network architectures to wireless communications network management protocol...
Format:PaperbackPublished:October 29, 2002Publisher:Mcgraw HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071408371

ISBN - 13:9780071408370

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Table of Contents

PART I: PACKET NETWORK FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 1: X25 Network

Chapter 2: Frame Relay Networks

Chapter 3: ATM Networks

Chapter 4: Internet Protocol Networks

PART II: BROADBAND TRANSPORT NETWORKS

Chapter 5: Digital Transmission Systems and SONET

Chapter 6: WDM Networks

Chapter 7: Optical Ethernet

PART III: PACKET BROADBAND ACCESS NETWORKS

Chapter 8: Local Area Networks

Chapter 9: Wireless Local Area Networks

Chapter 10: LMDS, MMDS, and Wireless Broadband Access

Chapter 11: Wireless Personal Area Networks

Chapter 12: Infrared Communications and Free Space Optics

Chapter 13: Satellite Broadband Networks

Chapter 14: Passive Optical Networks

Chapter 15: Digital Subscriber Lines

Chapter 16: Packet Cable Networks

PART IV: NEXT-GENERATION IP NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

Chapter 17: Multiprotocol Label Switching Networks

Chapter 18: IP QoS Architecture and Protocols

Chapter 19: QoS Policy and Common Open Policy Service Protocol

PART 5: PACKET BROADBAND NETWORK SERVICES

Chapter 20: Storage Area Networks

Chapter 21: Packet Broadband VPN

Chapter 22: The H.323 System and Broadband Multimedia Applications

Chapter 23: SIP and VoIP

APPENDIX A: AP ROUTING PROTOCOLS

APPENDIX B: WIRELESS BASICS AND HISTORY

APPENDIX C: ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

INDEX