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ISBN 9780849331374
Published December 28, 1999 by CRC Press
424 Pages

 
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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, REGULATION, AND STANDARDIZATION, Section Editor Floris van den Broek, AT&T
Trends in Telecommunications, Kornel Terplan
Regulation
Standardization
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

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