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ISDN and Broadband ISDN with Frame Relay and ATM (4th Edition)

ISDN and Broadband ISDN with Frame Relay and ATM (4th Edition)
Author: William Stallings
ISBN 13: 9780139737442
ISBN 10: 139737448
Edition: 4
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1998-10-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 542
List Price: $199.80

This important book provides a comprehensive, authoritative overview of the technology and standards of ISDN and Broadband ISDN.

The most complete and authoritative exploration of ISDN, this book provides unrivaled coverage of ISDN, broadband ISDN (B-ISDN), Signaling System Number 7 (SS7), and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM). The book also presents a discussion of frame relay that incorporates the most important advances in both technology and standards in this area crucial to ISDN and private networks. It provides full treatment of standards including CCITT recommendations, Frame Relay Forum specifications, and ATM Forum specifications The fourth edition of ISDN and Broadband ISDN with Frame Relay and ATM has been revised to include new material on xDSL and ADSL; ATM traffic; and the available bit rate (ABR) service of ATM. This edition also includes updated coverage of ITU-T standards and ATM Forum standards.

An essential reference for every programming professional.


A text for students and professionals in the fields of data processing and data communications who want to understand the evolution of the integrated services digital network (ISDN) and associated technologies. Provides a comprehensive technical survey of the protocols and user-visible architecture of ISDN and broadband ISDN. Each chapter includes problems and suggestions for further reading. The 1992 second edition was titled ISDN and Broadband ISDN. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)