An Introduction to Broadband Networks: LANs, MANs, ATM, B-ISDN, and Optical Networks for Integrated Multimedia Telecommunications / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Springer US
This book focuses on the fundamentals of operation, architectures, performance management, prools, and future directions of integrated broadband networks capable of supporting voice, data, image, and video telecommunication transport and services. Covering both current and up-and-coming technologies, it will provide a rigorous introduction to the field for systems designers, hardware and software engineers, R&D managers, market planners, and all others whose business would benefit from the application of broadband networks.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Concepts and Principles of Broadband Networks. Review of Local Area Networks. Packet Switch Interconnection Fabrics. Metropolitan Area Networks. Broadband ISDN and Asynchronous Transfer Mode. Issues in Traffic Control and Performance Management. Lightwave Networks. Broadband Applications. Index.