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Multiwavelength optical LANs

Author: G I Papadimitriou; John Wiley & Sons.
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, 2003.
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A local are network (LAN) is a group of computers and associated devices that share a common communications line and typically share the resources of a single processor or server within a small  Read more...

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Multiwavelength optical LANs.
New York : J. Wiley, 2003
(DLC) 2003057191
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G I Papadimitriou; John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 0470851082 9780470851081 0470871644 9780470871645 0470862424 9780470862421
OCLC Number: 85820919
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 320 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. Advantages of Optical Fibre as a Transmission Medium. Basic Multiplexing Techniques. Evolution of Optical Networking?Major Technological Milestones. First Generation Optical Networks. Second Generation Optical Networks?Main Classes. A Closer Look at WDM Broadcast-and-Select Local Area Networks. 2. Enabling Technologies. Introduction. Classes of Optical Networks. Optical Network Components. Summary. 3. Medium Access Control Protocols. Fixed-Assignment Protocols. Random Access Protocols. Pretransmission Coordination-Based Protocols. 4. Adaptive Protocols. Adaptive TDMA Protocols. Adaptive Random Access Protocols. Adaptive Pretransmission Coordination Protocols. Centralized Packet Filtering Protocols. Index.
Responsibility: G.I. Papadimitriou [and others].
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