High Performance Networking: IFIP TC-6 Eighth International Conference on High Performance Networking (HPN‘98) Vienna, Austria, September 21–25, 1998

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Harmen R. van As
Springer US, Oct 31, 1998 - Computers - 700 pages
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High Performance Networking is a state-of-the-art book that deals with issues relating to the fast-paced evolution of public, corporate and residential networks. It focuses on the practical and experimental aspects of high performance networks and introduces novel approaches and concepts aimed at improving the performance, usability, interoperability and scalability of such systems. Among others, the topics covered include:
  • Java applets and applications;
  • distributed virtual environments;
  • new internet streaming protocols;
  • web telecollaboration tools;
  • Internet, Intranet;
  • real-time services like multimedia;
  • quality of service;
  • mobility.
High Performance Networking comprises the proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on High Performance Networking, sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), and was held at Vienna Univrsity of Technology, Vienna, Austria, in September 1998.
High Performance Networking is suitable as a secondary text for a graduate level course on high performance networking, and as a reference for researchers and practitioners in industry.

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Contents

Performance of multiple access protocols in geostationary satellite
25
A new HFC architecture using return path multiplexing
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Endtoend reliable multicast transport protocol adaptation for floor
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Harmen R. van As is full-professor at the Vienna University of Technology and head of the Institute of Communication Networks established in 1996. He has served in technical and organizing committees of many international conferences, and chairs the IFIP Working Group 6.10 on Photonic Networking.

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