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A Complete Introduction to the Engineering Fundamentals

and State-of-the-Art Applications of ATM Networks

ATM Networks: Concepts and Protocols delivers a step-by-step introduction to the basic engineering concepts and latest applications of ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) networks. This complete ATM guide explains every aspect of this popular networking technology, including its ability to deliver voice, data, and video on a single platform.

Readers will find comprehensive coverage of the ATM layer… ATM traffic and service parameterization…ATM switching, addressing, signaling, routing, and security…ATM network interfaces and architecture …and much more.

Filled with over 200 helpful illustrations, ATM Networks: Concepts and Protocols features:

  • A detailed unpacking of the ATM protocol
  • A clear explanation of ATM internetworking operations
  • Expert coverage of all major ATM applications, including ATM in 3G networks, voice over ATM, ATM in MPSL networks, IP over ATM, and ATM and DSL networks

Inside This Hands-on, ATM Engineering Tool:

* Drivers of the Communications World
• Transfer Modes
• Overview of ATM
• ATM Physical Layer
• ATM Layer
• ATM Adaptation Layer
• ATM Traffic and Service Parameterization
• ATM Traffic Management
• ATM Switching
• ATM Addressing
• ATM Signaling
• ATM Routing
• AAL2 Signaling
• ATM Network Management
• ATM Security
• ATM Network Interfaces and Architecture
• ATM in LANs
• IP over ATM
• ATM and MPLS Networks
• Voice over ATM
• ATM and DSL Networks
• ATM and 3G Networks

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071477321
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 466
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Sumit Kasera is Senior Technical Leader at Flextronics Software Systems (formerly Hughes Software Systems), India. He has a B. Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur, India, and an M.S. degree in Software Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. His current area of interest is software development for GSM, GPRS, and EDGE access network. Sumit is also experienced in software development for networking protocols like ATM, TCP/IP, and 3G UMTS. He has been an active participant in various technical forums like ITU-T, ATM Forum and 3GPP, where he has presented papers and conducted seminars; and also participated in the review of 3GPP specifications.

Sumit is the author of ATM Networks: Concepts and Protocols; Communication Networks: Principles and Practice; and 3G Networks: Architecture, Protocols and Procedures.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Background and Introduction

Chapter 1: Drivers of the Communication World

Chapter 2: Transfer Modes

Chapter 3: Overview of ATM
Part 2: ATM Protocol Reference Model

Chapter 4: ATM Physical Layer

Chapter 5: ATM Layer

Chapter 6: ATM Adaptation Layer
Part 3: Core Concepts of ATM

Chapter 7: ATM Traffic and Service Parameterization

Chapter 8: ATM Traffic Management

Chapter 9: ATM Switching

Chapter 10: ATM Addressing

Chapter 11: ATM Signaling

Chapter 12: ATM Routing

Chapter 13: AAL2 Signaling

Chapter 14: ATM Network Management

Chapter 15: ATM Security
Part 4: Interworking with ATM

Chapter 16: ATM Network Interfaces and Architecture

Chapter 17: ATM in LAN

Chapter 18: IP Over ATM
Part 5: Application of ATM Network

Chapter 19: ATM and MPLS Networks

Chapter 20: Voice Over ATM

Chapter 21: ATM and DSL Networks

Chapter 22: ATM and 3G Networks
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