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Tables of Contents for Telecommunications Protocols
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction to Second Edition
xvii
 
Acknowledgments
xix
 
The Fundamentals
1
50
Historic View of Telecommunications
2
10
Data Communications History
2
5
Telephony History
7
5
Standards Organizations
12
9
The Standards Process
13
1
Organizations Here and Abroad
14
1
International Telecommunications Union
14
1
International Organization for Standards (ISO)
15
1
European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI)
16
1
American National Standards Institute
16
1
Bell Communications Research (Bellcore)
16
1
Exchange Carriers Standards Association (ECSA)
17
1
Electronics Industries Association (EIA)
18
1
Institute of Elecrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
18
1
Federal Communications Commission
18
1
Network Reliability Council (NRC)
18
1
Federal Telecommunications Standards Committee (FTSC)
19
1
National Bureau of Standards (NBS)
19
1
Defense Communications Agency (DCA)
19
1
Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
19
1
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
20
1
ATM Forum
20
1
Digital Transmission Fundamentals
21
7
From Electrical to Binary
21
1
Alphabet Soup---ASCII and EBCDIC
22
3
Digitizing Voice
25
3
The Basics of Telecommunications Protocols
28
11
Protocol Services
28
2
Protocol Tasks
30
1
Segmentation and Reassembly
31
2
Encapsulation
33
1
Connection Control
33
1
Ordered Delivery
34
1
Flow Control
34
1
Error Detection/Correction
35
1
Layering and Its Advantages
35
1
The Open System Interconnection (OSI) Model
36
1
The OSI Layers
37
2
Networking Fundamentals
39
12
Evolution to Distributed Processing
39
2
Client/Server Environments
41
1
The Local Area Network
41
1
Services Provided
42
1
Routing Principles
42
1
Wide Area Networks (WANs)---The Outside Connection
43
1
Services Provided
43
1
Routing Principles
44
1
Switching Principles
45
1
Circuit Switching
45
1
Packet Switching
46
1
Cell Relay
47
1
Chapter Test
48
3
The Evolving Telephone Network
51
48
The Infrastructure
52
12
Predivestiture Bell System Networks
52
3
Postdivestiture Bell System Networks
55
4
New Switching Hierarchy
59
2
Local Access Transport Areas
61
1
About Divestiture and Its Reasoning---Winds of Change
61
1
New Telecommunications Law
62
2
The National Information Infrastructure
64
4
The Objective
65
1
The Promise of Equal Access to All
66
1
Cost and More Cost---The Reality
67
1
The North Carolina Information Highway
68
2
Model Citizen or Political Agenda
68
2
The Backbone
70
10
From Analog to Digital Trunking
70
1
Multiplexing
71
1
Time Division Multiplexing
72
2
The Digital Hierarchy---DSI and DS3
74
2
T-1 Facilities
76
2
SONET---The New Fiber Backbone
78
2
The Private Network
80
12
Private Branch Exchanges
80
1
Features and Capabilities of Private Networks
81
3
Voice and Data Integration
84
1
Voice over IP (VoIP)
85
1
Centrex Services
86
1
Computer Telephony Applications
87
1
TAPI
88
4
ASAI/SCAI
92
1
The Transport
92
2
The Evolution of ATM
93
1
The Subscriber Interface
94
2
Integrated Services---Pulling It All Together
94
2
Chapter Test
96
3
LANs to WANs
99
56
Evolution to Distributed Processing
100
3
An Overview of Mainframes and Their Applications
100
2
The Move to Personal Computers
102
1
Lan Technology---Connecting to the Desktop
103
27
Topologies and Basic Architecture
104
3
Lan Devices
107
1
Repeaters
108
1
Bridge
108
1
Routers
109
1
Other Network Devices
110
1
An Overview of Ethernet
111
2
Media Access Control
113
3
Logical Link Layer
116
2
Acknowledged Connectionless Service
118
1
An Overview of Token Ring
118
5
An Overview of FDDI
123
6
Client/Server
129
1
Network Operating Systems
130
1
Bridging the Gap with Wide Area Networks
130
5
Basic Architecture and Options Available
130
1
X.25 Packet Switching
131
1
Using T-1 for Connectivity
132
1
Switched 56
132
1
Frame Relay
133
1
ISDN
133
1
TCP/IP
134
1
Internet as a Model
135
3
Lessons to Be Learned from the Internet
135
1
Issues to Resolve--Corporate Policies and Legislature
136
1
Corporate Solutions--The Intranet
137
1
The Internet Infrastructure--Worldwide Networking
138
2
Who Is in Control?--Supercomputer Centers
139
1
Direct or Indirect---Getting Connected
139
1
Internet Services
140
4
E-Mail---Global Delivery
141
1
Information Exchange---File Transfer
141
1
Cheap Remote Access---Terminal Emulation
142
1
Blessing or Curse?---Newsgroups
142
1
Commercialized Internet---World Wide Web
143
1
Fad or Reality---Voice on the Internet
144
9
VoIP Network Elements
147
3
Carrier Grade Service
150
2
VoIP Standards
152
1
Conclusion
152
1
Chapter Test
153
2
TCP/IP---Protocol of the Internet
155
56
Introduction
156
5
History of TCP/IP
156
1
Overview of Internets
157
1
Autonomous Systems
158
1
Description of TCP/IP
158
3
TCP/IP Standards
161
2
Standards Documentation
161
1
Standards Groups
162
1
Internet Protocol
163
26
IP Header
164
5
IP Addressing
169
1
Sockets and Ports
170
1
IP Addresses
170
3
Subnet Masking
173
3
Domain Name System
176
2
Routing in an Internet
178
1
Source Routing
179
1
Time Stamping
179
1
Circular Routing
180
1
Split Horizon
181
1
Poison Reverse
181
1
Triggered Updates
181
1
IP Routing Protocols
182
2
Address Resolution Protocol
184
1
Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
185
1
Routing Information Protocol
186
1
Open Shortest Path First
186
1
HELLO Protocol
187
1
IP Services
187
1
Fragmentation and Reassembly
188
1
Internet Control Message Protocol
188
1
Transport Control Protocol
189
8
TCP Header
190
3
Processing of Urgent Data
193
1
Processing of Push Data
193
1
TCP Ports and Sockets
194
1
TCP Services
195
1
TCP Error and Flow Control
195
1
TCP Management
196
1
User Datagram Protocol
197
1
UDP Header
198
1
Internet Application Protocols
198
8
TELNET
199
1
File Transfer Protocol
200
1
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
200
1
Simple Mail Transport Protocol
201
1
Post Office Protocol
202
1
Network News Transport Protocol
203
1
Hypertext Transport Protocol
204
1
SLIP and PPP
205
1
Network Management
206
2
Simple Network Management Protocol
206
1
Management Information Base
207
1
Chapter Test
208
3
Signaling System #7
211
50
From Signaling to Control
212
5
Signaling Methods---How They Evolved
213
2
Common Channel Signaling---The Advantages
215
2
After Signaling---Autonomous Network Control
217
1
Intelligent Networks
217
8
What is Intelligence?
219
1
Future Services
220
1
Intelligent Routing
221
1
Smart Custom Features
221
1
Database Access---Key to Intelligence
222
1
End-to-End Subscriber Services
223
1
Broadband Requirements
224
1
SS7 Architecture
225
8
Data Links
225
3
56/64-kbps Links
228
1
1.544-Mbps Links
228
1
ATM Links
229
1
Network Components
230
1
The Service Switching Point
230
1
The Signal Transfer Point
231
1
The Service Control Point
232
1
SS7 Protocols
233
24
Message Transfer Part
236
2
Network Management
238
4
Signaling Connection Control Part
242
2
Transaction Capabilities Application Part
244
5
Telephone User Part
249
1
ISDN User Part
250
7
Chapter Test
257
4
ISDN and Broadband ISDN
261
54
ISDN---An Overview of Its Capability
262
6
ISDN Standards
263
1
ISDN Features
264
1
Services and Applications
264
4
Subscriber Interface to SS7
268
3
End-to-End Signaling with DSS-1
269
1
Private Intelligent Networks
270
1
Early ISDN Issues
271
4
The Cart Before the Horse---Premature Offering
272
1
Interoperability---Where Did the Standards Go?
273
1
Configuration---The Consumer Nightmare
274
1
ISDN Network Architecture
275
25
Basic Rate Interface
275
1
Primary Rate Interface
276
1
Channel Usage
276
1
The Nodes and the Reference Points
277
1
ISDN Functions
278
1
ISDN Reference Points
278
1
Protocols of ISDN
279
1
Link Access Procedure for the D Channel
280
4
LAPD Sequencing
284
1
Management
285
1
Connection Establishment
285
1
LAPD Flow Control and Error Detection/Correction
286
1
B Channel Data Link Protocol
287
1
V.120 Connection Establishment
288
1
ISDN Layer Three
289
2
Q.931 Message Applications
291
1
Call Establishment Messages
292
1
Call Information Phase Messages
293
1
Call Clearing Messages
294
1
Miscellaneous Messages
295
1
Q.931 Message Parameters
295
5
Broadband ISDN---The Future
300
6
Overview of BISDN Advantages
301
3
BISDN Architecture
304
1
BISDN and ATM---What Do They Have to Offer One Another?
305
1
Frame Relay
306
4
Chapter Test
310
5
The Cellular Network
315
30
From Radiotelephone to Cellular Telephones
316
4
Overview of Radiotelephone Networks
318
1
The Cellular Solution---Architecture and Distribution
319
1
Cellular Network Architecture and Protocols
320
20
The U.S. Network
323
1
The International Network
324
2
Cellular Operations
326
8
Time Division Multiple Access
334
2
Coded Division Multiple Access
336
2
Global System for Mobile Communications
338
2
CDPD- Packet Switching over Cellular
340
1
Personal Communications Services
340
2
New Network and New Services
341
1
GSM---To Be or Not to Be
342
1
Specialized Wireless Solutions
342
2
One Number Service
343
1
Data Access
343
1
Alarm Services
343
1
Telemetering
344
1
Chapter Test
344
1
The Fiber Backbone
345
26
From Copper to Fiber
346
5
Existing Digital Transmission Overview
347
2
SONET---The Solution
349
2
SONET Overview
351
13
SONET Network Nodes
352
2
The SONET Protocol
354
5
SONET Framing
359
1
Virtual Tributaries
360
2
Byte Interleaving
362
1
Automatic Protection Switching
362
2
Fiber in The Loop
364
4
Current Implementation Plans
364
4
Chapter Test
368
3
ATM---Key to the Future
371
32
Integrating the Public Switched Telephone Network
372
11
The Reason for ATM
373
2
From the Network to the Desktop
375
1
From LAN to LAN
376
1
ATM Services and Applications
376
1