1st Edition

The Telecommunications Handbook

Edited By Kornel Terplan, Patricia A. Morreale Copyright 2000

    A panel of renowned experts from around the world contributed to this authoritative handbook that covers the essential aspects of this most dynamic field of communications and networking activity. Edited by Dr. Kornel Terplan and Patricia Morreale - well known authorities in telecommunications- this important new handbook provides basic principles and definitions, details the tremendous advances in technology, outlines implementation techniques, and discusses the outstanding issues and key challenges faced by communications and networking specialists.
    The telecommunications topics addressed include:
    o Basic principles o Services on broadband networks o Signal processing and coding schemes o Mobile and wireless networks o DSL technologies o Digital video and multimedia o Quality of service o Regulation o Standards o Emerging technologies
    Exhaustive in scope and packed with diagrams, tables, and illustrations, The Telecommunications Handbook is an indispensable, detailed reference for engineers, analysts, managers, and students involved in a wide range of telecommunication and networking activities.

    Trends in Telecommunications, Kornel Terplan
    BASIC COMMUNICATION PRINCIPLES, Section Editor Rolf Stadler, Columbia University, New York
    Telecommunication Services Engineering, Jean-Pierre Hubax and Simon Zanty
    Signaling inTelecommunications Systems, Steve Minzer
    Telecommunications Services on Broadband Networks, Hisaya Hadama
    Mobile and Wireless Telecommunication Networks, Michele Zorzi
    COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, Section Editor Patricia Morreale
    FDDI/CDDI and Real-Time Communications, Biao Chen
    Multiple Access Communications Networks, Izhak Rubin
    Digital Subscriber Line Technologies, John (Toby) Jessup
    SONET and SDH, Henry W. Owen
    VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS, Section Editor Dan Minoli, Teleport Communication Group (TCG), Staten Island, New York
    An Overview of Digital Video and Multimedia, Technologies and Applications, Dan Minoli, Emma Minoli and Larry Sookchand
    ITU-T H.320/H.323, Dan Minoli, Emma Minoli and Larry Sookchand
    MPEG-2 Standard Details, Dan Minoli, Emma Minoli and Larry Sookchand
    QoS Issues and Video over the Internet, Dan Minoli, Emma Minoli and Larry Sookchand


    Kornel Terplan, Patricia A. Morreale