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The Telecommunications Handbook

1st Edition

Edited by Kornel Terplan, Patricia A. Morreale

CRC Press

424 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC041000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications