Broadband Packet Switching Technologies: A Practical Guide to ATM Switches and IP Routers
Market: Hardware and Software Engineers in the telecommunication industry, System Engineers, and Technicians.
Basics of Packet Switching.
The Abacus Switch.
The Tandem-Crosspoint Switch.
Optical Packet Switches.
Wireless ATM Switches.
IP Route Lookups.
Appendix: SONET and ATM Protocols.
CHEUK H. LAM, PhD, earned his doctorate at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a member of the technical staff at Lucent Technologies Inc., Landover, Maryland.
EIJI OKI, PhD, earned his doctorate at Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. He is a research engineer at NTT Network Service Systems Laboratories, Tokyo. In 2000 he was a visiting scholar at Polytechnic University.
"...a remarkable overview of switching architectures and techniques in different technological environments..." (IEEE Communications Magazine, September 2002)