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Introduction to broadband communication systems

Author: Cajetan M Akujuobi; Matthew N O Sadiku
Publisher: Boca Raton : Chapman & Hall/CRC ; [Raleigh, NC] : SciTech Pub., cop. 2008.
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This book presents the latest advances and technology in broadband communication systems, such as IPv6, next-generation SONET, and WiMax. The book also treats wireless data and personal communication  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cajetan M Akujuobi; Matthew N O Sadiku
ISBN: 9781420061499 1420061496
OCLC Number: 494704673
Description: 1 vol. (424 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS Components of Broadband Communication Systems Communications Network Architecture Cable Broadband Data Network Architecture The Importance of Broadband Network Architectures The Future of Broadband Telecommunications Internetworking Standards INTERNET Internet Protocol Suite IPv6: Next-Generation Internet Quality of Service Applications and Services Voice over IP Internet Security Flow Control INTRANET AND EXTRANET Intranet Overview Extranet Overview Intranet Technologies Extranet Technologies The Power-Law Rule for Intranets and Extranets The Topology Models Intranet and Extranet Applications Extranet and Intranet Design Issues X.25 AND FRAME RELAY X.25 Technology Frame Relay Frame Relay Standards Frame Relay versus X.25 Voice over Frame Relay Congestion Control Frame Relay Applications FIBER CHANNEL Basic Features Fiber Channel Technology Fiber Channel Topologies Classes of Services Benefits and Applications Storage Area Networks SYNCHRONOUS OPTICAL NETWORK (SONET) SONET Signal SONET Frame SONET Components SONET Topologies Advantages and Disadvantages of SONET Synchronous Digital Hierarchy Next-Generation SONET (NGS) SONET and SDH Standards Including NGS VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK (VPN) Types of VPN VPN General Architecture Current VPN Advantages and Disadvantages VPN Security Issues VPN Standards ISDN AND BISDN ISDN BISDN ISDN STANDARDS ISDN Applications ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER MODE (ATM) ATM Technology ATM Network ATM Service Classes ATM Standards ATM LAN Emulation ATM Applications Traffic Management Advantages and Disadvantages DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE SYSTEMS DSL System Technology DMT Line Code for ADSL DMT Scheme The Benefits and Disadvantages of Using DMT OFDM Encoder Cap Line Code for ADSL QAM Basic Equations CAP Basic Equations CAP Passband Filtering CAP Transceiver Architectural Considerations Comparing CAP and QAM Observations HDSL SDSL SHDSL RADSL IDSL CDSL VDSL Future of DSL Systems and Broadband Systems XDSL Standards XDSL Standards Compliance CABLE MODEM SYSTEMS Cable Modem Technology External Cable Modem Internal Cable Modem Interactive Set-Top Cable Box Cable Internet Access Using QPSK and QAM in Cable Modem Systems Comparison between Broadband DSL and Cable Modem Technologies Cable Modem Systems Standards Compliance PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORKS Basic Operational Principles of PON The Various Types of PON Architectures Comparative Analysis of PON Technologies and Architectures Advantages of TDM PON Disadvantages of TDM PON Advantages of WDM PON PON Security Issues Passive Optical Network Standards WIRELESS DATA SERVICES Wireless LAN Wireless ATM Wireless PAN Cellular Communications Cellular Digital Packet Data WiMAX Wireless Standards Generations of Wireless Networks PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE Personal Communications Systems Basic Features of PCS PCS Solutions PCS Architecture PCS Standard PCS Satellite Services PCS Access Methods SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Fundamentals Orbital Characteristics Propagation Characteristics Broadband Communications to Land and Sea Locations Broadband Airborne Mobile Satellite Communication Applications NETWORK MANAGEMENT Network Management Architecture Network Management Protocols Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Information Base (MIB) Structure of Management Information (SMI) Remote Network Monitoring (RMON) NETWORK SECURITY Security Requirements Network Threats Access Control Methods Cryptography Firewalls Intrusion Detection Security Standards NETWORK TESTING, FAULT TOLERANCE, AND ANALYSIS Testing Tools for ADSL Interoperability Tests Test Methods Telephone Subscriber Loop Environment Broadband Fixed Wireless Access Networks Wireline Broadband Technology Testbed Fault-Tolerant Operations Next-Generation SONET Testing APPENDIX A: Testing DSLAM Using SmartBits-SmartWindow APPENDIX B: Testing DSLAM Using SmartBits-SmartxDSL INDEX A Summary, Review Questions, and Problems appear at the end of each chapter.
Other Titles: Broadband communication systems
Responsibility: Cajetan M. Akujuobi, Matthew N.O. Sadiku.


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