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Modern Cable Television Technology: Video, Voice and Data Communication / Edition 1
     

Modern Cable Television Technology: Video, Voice and Data Communication / Edition 1

by Walter S. Ciciora, James Farmer, David Large
 

ISBN-10: 1558604162

ISBN-13: 9781558604162

Pub. Date: 12/07/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Features
  • Summarizes key standards including DOCSIS, DVS, NRSS, DSWG, EIA-542, and IS-23
  • Explains digital cable, analog cable, data on cable, telephone on cable, and headend practices
  • Features distribution systems, from drops through fiber optics and covering everything from basic principles to network architectures
  • Includes

Overview

Features

  • Summarizes key standards including DOCSIS, DVS, NRSS, DSWG, EIA-542, and IS-23
  • Explains digital cable, analog cable, data on cable, telephone on cable, and headend practices
  • Features distribution systems, from drops through fiber optics and covering everything from basic principles to network architectures
  • Includes coverage of digital video compression, digital modulation techniques, subjective video quality expectations, and consumer electronic equipment interface issues

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558604162
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
12/07/1998
Series:
The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
873
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.11(d)

Table of Contents

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PREFACE
PART 1: Once Over Lightly
Chapter 1 Introduction to Cable Television
PART 2: The Signals
Chapter 2 Analog Television
Chapter 3 Digitally Compressed Television
Chapter 4 Cable Data Transport
Chapter 5 Cable Telephony
PART 3: Headends
Chapter 6 Signal Reception
Chapter 7 Headend Signal Processing
Chapter 8 Headend Operation
PART 4: Broadband Distribution Systems
Chapter 9 Coaxial RF Technology
Chapter 10 Coaxial Distribution System Design
Chapter 11 Linear Fiber-Optic Signal Transportation
Chapter 12 Other Supertrunking Alternatives
Chapter 13 End-to-End Performance
Chapter 14 Upstream Issues
PART 5: System Architecture
Chapter 15 Service-Related Architecture Requirements
Chapter 16 Architectural Elements and Examples
Chapter 17 Network Reliability and Availability
PART 6: Customer Interface Issues
Chapter 18 Program Denial Technologies
Chapter 19 Consumer Electronics Interface
Chapter 20 Equipment Compatibility
Appendix A Channel Allocation
Appendix B Video Waveforms
Glossary
Index

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