ATM Network Performance

ATM Network Performance

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ATM Network Performance, Second Edition, describes approaches to computer and communication network management at the ATM layer of the protocol hierarchy. The focus is on satisfying quality-of-service requirements for individual connections. Results in both areas of bandwidth scheduling and traffic control are explained. Recent results in end-to-end performance, provisioning for video connections and statistical multiplexing are also described. All of the material has been updated where appropriate and new references added and expanded.
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Entirely new chapter on ATM switches with an emphasis on scalable-to-terabit switching.
New material on round-robin scheduling, jitter control, QoS paradigms as well as special treatment of fluid modeling and variable bit rate channel capacity.
Expanded coverage of CBR channels, IP over ATM, and guaranteed-rate performance.
Substantial increase in end-of-chapter exercises. Solutions for selected exercises in separate appendix. Complete solutions for all exercises also available from author.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 206 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 18.29mm | 1,100g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2000
  • XIV, 206 p.
  • 0792377109
  • 9780792377108

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Discrete-Time Queues with Constant Service Rate. 3. Bandwidth Scheduling for a Single Node. 4. End-to-End Delay Bounds and Buffer Sizing. 5. The Flow Control Problem for ABR Traffic. 6. ATM Switsches with the Guaranteed-Rate Property. 7. Resource Provisioning for Prerecorded Video. 8. Real-Time VBR Video Teleconferencing. References. Index.
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