This new, leading-edge resource provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the systems engineering principles and details needed to implement wireless broadband applications, using ATM interworking methods with emphasis on traffic management and QoS issues. It offers a unique perspective of the impact of the wireless component, and presents a complete engineering-level treatment of all relevant topics.
About the Author
Muthuthamby Sreetharan is president of Performance Computing, Inc. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, his M.S. from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, and his Ph.D. from Brunel University, London, UK. Sivananda Subramaniam is principal engineer at Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, MD. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from City University, London, UK.
Table of Contents
Introduction Current State of Data/Voice Networking. Wireless Segment in Data/Voice Networks. Broadband Requirement and ATM. Traffic Management in ATM Networks. Background to Interworking Need for Interworking. Local Area Networks. Multi Protocol Wide Area Networks. Wireless Component in Interworking Architecture Interworking Scenario Overview. User Network Interface. Broadband Wireless Point to Multipoint Architecture. Backhaul Network Components. Basics of User Access Methods that Need ATM Interworking Support Introduction to ATM Adaptation Layers. Frame Relay Protocol. Circuit Emulation Service (Voice). T1/T3-Native ATM. ATM Interworking to Support Internetworking LANs with Frame Relay Access Devices. Classical IP Over ATM, Local to Subnet. Classical IP Over ATM, Inter-subnet. LAN Emulation. Multiprotocol Over ATM. Frame Relay Interworking with ATM Frame Relay ATM PVC Interworking Modes. Interworking Protocol Stack Organization. FRF5 Network Interworking. FRF8 Service Interworking. Encapsulation for Interconnect Traffic in FRF8 RFC 1483. CES Service Interworking with ATM CES ATM PVC Interworking Modes. CES Interworking Protocol Stack. CES Structured Service. CES Unstructured Service. Traffic Management in ATM Networks ATM Service Categories. Quality of Service (QoS) Parameters. Traffic Contract for an ATM Connection. Enforcement of Traffic Management. Traffic Management Issues in Wireless Interworking Schemes Common Traffic Management Issues. Frame Relay Service Interworking Issues. CES Service Interworking Issues. Summary.