ATM : The New Paradigm for Internet, Intranet, and Residential Broadband Network Services and Applications

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ATM technology affects everything from video-on-demand to home shopping to Internet service to intranets. This book seeks to show how ATM will interoperate with existing protocols and technologies to make networked multimedia a reality in homes, businesses, and schools. It explains how ATM can support Internet access/services, intranets and residential broadband more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 180.34 x 231.14 x 33.02mm | 975.22g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131072447
  • 9780131072442

Table of contents

Foreword. Preface. Outline of This Book. Acknowledgments. I. Multimedia Applications Requirements. 1. Multimedia Applications and ATM. Interactive Multimedia Applications. An Ideal Communications Network. Summary and Outline of This Part. References.2. Network Architectures: The Telephone Network, the Internet and Intranets. Introduction. Networking Architectures. Limitations of Today's Network Infrastructures. Summary. References.3. An Application Classification. Introduction. Communications Applications. A Classification of Applications. Summary. References.4. Application Traffic Requirements. Introduction. Traffic Generation Patterns. Bandwidth Requirements. Summary. References.5. Application QoS Requirements. Introduction. Delay Requirements. Error Requirements. Summary. References.II. FUNDAMENTALS OF ATM. 6. Principles of ATM. Introduction. Principles of ATM. Advantages of ATM. Summary. References.7. Overview of ATM. Introduction. Basic Elements of an ATM Network. Standard ATM Interfaces. ATM Layered Model. Basic ATM Network Operations. Call Negotiation and Renegotiation. VC Number and Translation. Virtual Channel and Virtual Channel Connection. Virtual Path Connection. VCC and VPC Usage. Summary. References.8. The Protocol Reference Model of ATM, 143 Introduction. Layered Architecture. The Hourglass Model. Multi-Plane Model. B-ISDN PRM and ISO OSI Reference Model. Summary. References.9. ATM Adaptation Layer. Introduction. End-to-end ATM Protocol Model. AAL Functions. AAL Service Classes and AAL Types. AAL Types. Summary. References.10. ATM Access (UNI) Signaling. Introduction. ATM Signaling Concepts. ATM Connection Types. ATM UNI Signaling Protocol. Summary. References.11. Traffic Management and ATM Service Categories. Introduction. Traffic Management. Traffic Contract. ATM Service Categories. ABR Service. Summary. References.Part III. RESIDENTIAL BROADBAND NETWORKS: ATM-TO-THE-HOME. 12. Residential Broadband Service and Network Architectures. Introduction. Legacy Residential Networks and Internet Access. Residential Broadband Service Requirements. Residential Broadband Service Architecture. Summary. References.13. ATM Over xDSL Network Architecture. Introduction. Subscriber Loop Architecture. xDSL Technologies. ADSL-based Broadband Service Architecture. ADSL-based ATM-to-the-Home Architecture. Summary. References.14. Hybrid Fiber/Coax Network Architecture. Introduction. Legacy Cable Network Architecture. The Hybrid Fiber Coax Network Architecture. ATM-to-the-Home over HFC Network. Summary. more