Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM): Technical Overview

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Prentice Hall PTR, 1995 - Computers - 336 pages
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Written for computer professionals who have a basic understanding of communications, this book offers a broad overview of the emerging technologies of very high-speed data and voice communications. Covers the principles of high-speed networking; fiber optical technology and optical networks; local area networks; metropolitan area networks; high-speed packet switches; and high-speed cell switching. For computer professionals interested in the fields of data communications and voice networking.

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2-1
Tables
2-17
ATM Basic Principles
3-2
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Harry J. R. Dutton is a Principal Engineer with the IBM International Technical Support Center, Raleigh, NC, responsible for worldwide technical support of optical communications architectures and standards. A frequent speaker at international conferences, he has authored eighteen publications in many areas of information technology, including high speed communications and ATM.

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