Design and Engineering of Intelligent Communication Systems / Edition 1

Design and Engineering of Intelligent Communication Systems / Edition 1

by Syed V. Ahamed, Victor B. Lawrence
     
 

This book presents current and established techniques for designing and engineering new intelligent telecommunications systems. The objective of this book is twofold. First, to provide communication system designers with information for modernizing existing networks, and for making these networks carry voice, data and multimedia information. Second, to provide

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This book presents current and established techniques for designing and engineering new intelligent telecommunications systems. The objective of this book is twofold. First, to provide communication system designers with information for modernizing existing networks, and for making these networks carry voice, data and multimedia information. Second, to provide network designers with numerous illustrations for fabricating and building new networks using the most recent technology. This work also includes a vast amount of material on many of the rapidly expanding telecommunications related areas such as Wireless ATM, HDSL, ADSL, loop topologies from the ANSI, ETSI, ITU, copper and hybrid fiber coaxial systems, cable TV networks, ISDN performance, fiber optics, SONET, and other current telecom topics. It includes a wealth of figures and tables as well as 21 pages of telecom acronyms with definitions. Design and Engineering of Intelligent Communication Systems is written for researchers and telecom professionals interested in building intelligent communications systems.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792398707
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/01/1997
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
676
Product dimensions:
1.63(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Figures. Preface. Part I: Overview of the Communication Facilities. 1. Basic Communication Networks. 2. FM Techniques in Existing Networks. 3. Video and TV Environment. 4. Current Digital Networks. Part II: The Metallic Media: The Physical Environment. 5. Subscriber Loops. 6. Operational Environment for the HDSL. Part III: The Metallic Media: The Computational Environment. 7. Simulation and CAD Aspects. 8. Data Bases and Their Management for DSL Design Studies. 9. Simulation Techniques for the QAM (2D) Code. 10. Computer Based Optimization Techniques for HDSL Design. Part IV: System Performance from Very Low to Very High Rates. 11. Data Up to PRISDN Rates. 12. Data at PRISDN Rate. 13. Performance of Trellis Coding. 14. Digital Subscriber Line (HDSL and ADSL) Capacity. Part V: Recent High-Speed Network Environments. 15. Knowledge Highways. 16. Impacts of Fiber Optic Technology. 17. Optical Lightwave Systems in Existing Networks. 18. A PC Based Fiber Optic CAD Environment. Glossary. Index. Authors' Biographies.

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