ISDN and Broadband ISDN with Frame Relay and ATM

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Prentice Hall, 1995 - ATM - 581 pages
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This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the technology and standards of ISDN and broadband ISDN, with emphasis on frame relay and ATM. It presents ISDN in detail, including services, technology, and interfaces, and covers the latest standards such as the ITU-T Recommendations and the Frame Relay Forum specifications. Also covered is the key technology of frame relay, which examines frame relay protocols and services as well as frame relay congestion control. Equally comprehensive treatment is given to broadband ISDN, including the latest standards such as the ITU-T recommendations and the ATM Forum specifications. The book also devotes key sections to discussion of asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and to examination of protocols, services, the ATM Adaption Layer (AAL), and ATM traffic and congestion control.

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About the author (1995)

William Stallings has made a unique contribution to understanding the broad sweep of technical developments in computer networking and computer architecture. He has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of 41 books on various aspects of these subjects. In over 20 years in the field, he has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. Currently he is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia, a scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of cryptology. He is a frequent lecturer and author of numerous technical papers. His books include "Data and Computer Communications, Eighth Edition" (Prentice Hall, 2007), which has become the standard in the field. Dr. Stallings holds a PhD from M.I.T. in Computer Science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering.

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