ISDN and Broadband ISDN with Frame Relay and ATM / Edition 4

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Overview

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I have not found a text that provides a more comprehensive treatment of the topics contained in this text, ranging from ISDN and Broadband ISDN to frame relay and ATM. -Thomas Gannon, Adjunct Professor, Electric and Computer Engineering Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Best-selling author William Stallings provides an in-depth presentation of the technology and architecture of integrated services digital networks (ISDN). This book covers the integrated digital network (IDN), ISDN services, architecture, signaling system no. 7 (SS7) and includes a comprehensive treatment of the ITU-T protocol standards. Detailed coverage of protocols and congestion control strategies for both frame relay and ATM are also provided.

New to this edition:

  • Coverage of the new digital susbscriber line technologies, including ADSL.
  • Expanded coverage of ATM services and traffic control, including the ABR.
  • Updated coverage of ATM Forum specifications.
  • Web page for the book to provide further information and links to related sites.

A comprehensive overview of the technology and standards of ISDN and broadband ISDN, this book presents ISDN in detail, including services, technology, and interfaces. The latest standards, including the CCITT Recommendations and the Frame Relay Forum specifications, and the key technology of frame relay is covered in detail.

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Editorial Reviews

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A text for students and professionals in the fields of data processing and data communications who want to understand the evolution of the integrated services digital network (ISDN) and associated technologies. Provides a comprehensive technical survey of the protocols and user-visible architecture of ISDN and broadband ISDN. Each chapter includes problems and suggestions for further reading. The 1992 second edition was titled ISDN and Broadband ISDN. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780139737442
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 10/9/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 542
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Meet the Author

WILLIAM STALLINGS is a consultant, lecturer, and author of over a dozen professional reference books and textbooks on data communications and computer networking. He has received the award for the best Computer Science textbook of the year from the Text and Academic Authors Association three times: Computer Organization and Architecture, Fourth Edition (Prentice Hall, 1996); Data and Computer Communications, Fifth Edition (Prentice Hall 1997); and Operating Systems, Third Edition (Prentice Hall 1998). Dr. Stallings holds a Ph.D. from M.I.T. in computer science.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

I. DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS FUNDAMENTALS.

2. Digital Transmission.

3. Line Coding and the Subscriber Line.

4. Communication Networks.

II. INTEGRATED SERVICE DIGITAL NETWORKS.

5. ISDN Overview.

6. ISDN Interfaces and Functions.

7. ISDN Physical Layer.

8. ISDN Data Link Layer.

9. ISDN Network Layer.

10. ISDN Services.

11. Signaling System Number 7.

III. FRAME RELAY.

12. Frame Relay Protocols and Services.

13. Frame Relay Congestion Control.

IV. BROADBAND ISDN.

14. Broadband ISDN Architecture.

15. Broadband ISDN Protocols.

V. ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER MODE.

16. ATM Protocols.

17. ATM Traffic and Congestion Control.

Appendix A. Flow Control, Error Detection, and Error Control.

Appendix B. The OSI Reference Model.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

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