Packet Broadband Networking Handbook / Edition 1

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This handbook is a working tool for network engineers who are planning and running them.

* Compares packet technologies, methods, a capabilities side-by-side
* Offers critical insights into architecture, transport strategies, and access possibilities
* Numerous learning aids: precis, exercises, references, and bibliography

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071408370
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 10/29/2002
  • Series: Professional Telecom
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 1.39 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 7.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Haojin Wang obtained an M.S. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University, both in computer science. He is a widely recognized authority on broadband networking with expertise and interests ranging from packet broadband network architectures to wireless communications network management protocols, and software engineering processes. During the course of his career, Dr. Wang has been responsible for large-scale project management, network system architecting and engineering, and system performance modeling and software development, in companies including Santera Systems, Samsung Telecom America, Nortel, and IBM. He is the founder of Winfo Systems, a consulting and training company in broadband and wireless communications.In addition to a number of technical papers, Dr. Wang is the author of the highly regarded Telecommunications Network Management (McGraw-Hill, 1999). He teaches telecommunications courses at a number of universities and companies in the United States.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 X.25 Network 5
Ch. 2 Frame Relay Networks 27
Ch. 3 ATM Networks 51
Ch. 4 Internet Protocol Networks 85
Ch. 5 Digital Transmission Systems and SONET 115
Ch. 6 WDM Networks 143
Ch. 7 Optical Ethernet 167
Ch. 8 Local Area Networks 195
Ch. 9 Wireless Local Area Networks 221
Ch. 10 LMDS, MMDS, and Wireless Broadband Access 243
Ch. 11 Wireless Personal Area Networks 261
Ch. 12 Infrared Communications and Free Space Optics 285
Ch. 13 Satellite Packet Broadband Networks 303
Ch. 14 Passive Optical Networks 325
Ch. 15 Digital Subscriber Lines 341
Ch. 16 Packet Cable Networks 359
Ch. 17 Multiprotocol Label Switching Networks 385
Ch. 18 IP QoS Architectures and Protocols 411
Ch. 19 QoS Policy and Commom Open Policy Service Protocol 427
Ch. 20 Storage Area Networks 445
Ch. 21 Packet Broadband VPN 475
Ch. 22 The H.323 System and Broadband Multimedia Applications 501
Ch. 23 SIP and VoIP 525
App. A IP Routing Protocols 547
App. B Wireless Basics and History 565
App. C: Acronyms and Abbreviations 577
Index 591
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