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ATM Technology for Broadband Telecommunications Networks

1st Edition

By Abhijit S. Pandya, Ercan Sen

CRC Press

304 pages

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Hardback: 9780849331398
pub: 1998-11-30
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This textbook presents all the latest information on all aspects of each important component of ATM - the hottest telecommunications technology of this decade. It demonstrates how ATM internetworks several incompatible telecommunications technologies and provide the high-speed, high bandwidth backbone network that the entire telecom industry is converging toward.

Table of Contents


Current State of Today's Telecommunications Networks

Why Do We Need Yet Another Telecommunications Standard?

Market Analysis for ATM Technology

Possible ATM Deployment Scenarios

ATM Concepts


Basic Definitions for ATM Concepts

ATM Layered Architecture

ATM Cell Definition


Cell Switching

Call Setup

Service Offerings through ATM Networks

Internet Service

Video on Demand

Video Telephony

Distant Learning/Medicine


Integration of Various Access Node Technologies into ATM Networks

Wireless Networks

Public Telephone Service Networks

Data Networks

Cable-TV Networks

Integration of Various Transmission Technologies Such as SONET and Frame Relay

ATM Protocols

ATM Protocol Stack

Physical Layer

ATM Layer

ATM Adaptation Layer

Bandwidth Allocation in ATM Networks

Variable Bandwidth Allocation

Virtual Path and Virtual Circuit Concepts

Constant Bit Rate

Variable Bit Rate

Switching Architectures for ATM

Queuing Models for ATM Switching Fabrics

Routing Models for ATM Switching Fabrics

Multistage Interconnection Networks (MINs) for ATM Switching Networks

ATM Network Management: Traffic Enforcement and Traffic Shaping

Call Admission Control Strategies

Usage/Network Parameter Control

Basic Quality of Service Parameters

Traffic Enforcement Strategies

Flow Control and Congestion Control

Reactive versus Predictive Traffic Control Strategies

Neural Network Based Solutions to Performance Issues in ATM Networks

Neural Networks Offer Predictive Traffic Control Strategies

Neural Network Based Call Admission Control

Neural Network Based Routing Control

On Going ATM Standardization Activities

Current ATM Standardization Activities in ATM Forum

Current ATM Standardization Activities in ITU Organization


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications