Supplement to information technology: local and metropolitan area networks : specific requirements-- pt. 12: demand-priority access method, physical layer and repeater specifications : full-duplex operation

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1998 - Computers - 150 pages
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Optional MAC capabilities are defined to allow direct link connection between two end nodes with provision for both half-duplex and full-duplex operation; burst-mode packet transmission from an end node to a repeater where the end node may send one or more packets each time it is granted permission to transmit; and implementation of the MAC Control sublayer to allow the exchange of control requests between peer MAC entities across the network when in ISO/IEC 8802-3 compatibility mode. Full interoperability is maintained with existing ISO/IEC 8802-12 products.

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Contents

Overview
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Medium Access Control MAC protocol
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Layer management functions and services
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