ATM Technology and Services Delivery

ATM Technology and Services Delivery

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The purpose of this book is to provide the information needed to design ATM systems, and present a comprehensive description of such modern topics as, ATM, over IP, multimedia services, interworking between ATM and circuit-switched public telephone networks that are currently providing these multimedia services, network management functions via Integrated Local management Interfaces (ILMI and Simple Network Management Protocol -- SNMP).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 184.7 x 241.6 x 27.4mm | 802.87g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0130851221
  • 9780130851222

Table of contents


1. Introduction.

Evolution of ATM. What is ATM? Advantages of ATM. Some Examples of ATM Applications. Summary. References.

2. The ATM Protocol.

Introduction. The ATM Protocol Stack. The ATM Layer. ATM Adaptation-Layer Protocol. Physical Layer. Summary. References.

3. Call Control Procedures in ATM Networks.

Introduction. General Procedures. Point-to-Point Signaling. Message Construction. Point-to-Multipoint Signaling. End-Point Addressing in ATM. Signaling for Voice and Telephony Over ATM (VTOA). Example of Call Control Message Coding. Summary. References. Problems.

4. ATM Switching Systems.

Introduction. Cross-Point Switch. Self-Routing Switches. Batcher-Banyan Networks. Time-Division Switches with Common Memory. Buffering. Summary. References. Problems.

5. Traffic Management in ATM Networks.

Introduction. Some Definitions. Quality of Service. Service Categories. Congestion Control in ATM Networks. Delay/Throughput Characteristics. Summary. References. Problems.

6. ATM Network Management.

Introduction. General Network Management Functions. The Interface between the Network and Network Manager. The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). ATM Network Management. Summary. References. Problems.


7. Circuit Emulation over ATM.

Introduction. Functions to Emulate. Emulation Procedure. An Example of Circuit Emulation-Voice and Telephony Over ATM (VTOA). Generating Source Clock Information. Clock Recovery at the Receiving End. Summary. References. Problems.

8. LAN Emulation over ATM.

Introduction. Emulated LAN Types. Functions Performed in Emulation. Protocol Stack. Emulation Procedure. Connection Management. LAN Emulation Version. Summary. References. Problems.

9. IP over ATM.

Introduction. Packet Transmission Procedure with IP over ATM. ATMARP. Inverse ATMARP. Performance of TCP/IP over ATM. Summary. References. Problems.

10. Multi-Protocol Over ATM (MPOA).

Introduction. Some Definitions. MPOA Components. Next Hop Resolution Protocol. MPOA Overview. Summary. References.

11. Switched Multimedia Services.

Introduction. Standards Supporting Multimedia Services. Multimedia Services over Narrow-Band ISDN. Narrow-Band Multimedia Services over LANs. Multimedia Services over ATM. Interworking of Multimedia Terminals. Summary. References. Problems.

12. Wireless ATM.

Introduction. WATM Networks. Wireless ATM Interface. Summary. References.

13. Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) in ATM.

Introduction. Some Definitions. Principles of Operation. Hierarchical Labels. Label Assignment. Label Distribution in ATM. Routing Table Construction. Summary. References. Problems.

Appendix A: An Overview of T1 and E1 Interfaces.

T1 Overview. E1 Overview. References.

Appendix B: An Overview of DS.

Introduction. Bit Stuffing at DS2 Level. DS2 Multiplexing. DS3 Multiplexing. C Bit Parity Format. References.

Appendix C: An Overview of SONET.

Introduction. SONET Rates. STS-1 Frame Structure. Sub-STS-1 Payloads. Multiplexing Multiple STSs. References.

Appendix D: ADSL.

Introduction. ADSL Data Transfer Capability. Functional Description of ADSL Transceiver. References.

Appendix E: Abbreviations.
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About M.R. Karim

M.R. Karim, formerly a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories, is currently with Lucent Technologies. He has more than 25 years of design and development experience in data communications, networking, and cellular telephony. He has published in the areas of mobile communications and packet switching. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
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