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Packet Switching, tomorrow's communications today (1982). Roy Rosner.

Packet Switching, tomorrow's communications today (1982).

Lifetime Learning/Wadsworth Publishers, CA 1982, 371 pages, index, diagrams.
Condition: Very Good maroon hardcover in Good green and white illustrated dustjacket; jacket with old faint staining along bottom third, edgewear at spine ends; the binding is secure and sound, pages clean, unmarked.
Price: $10.00
Item no. R363
Item Description
Contents include Sections with multiple chapters in each -- What is a Packet - to switch or not to switch; packet switching in a telephone world; circuit switching/message switching/packet switching a quick comparison; Getting Started with network basics; What is an Erlang, introduction to telecommunications traffic engineering; Quantitative tradeoffs - packet, circuit and message switching;

Operational Protocols - packet switching in networks - Protocol structures in packet switched networks; The user-network interface; Control and monitoring in a network; Packet Networks in the real world - topology, routing, robustness, and some lucky guesses;

Packet switching without Packet Switches - resource sharing and multiple access techniques; Improvements on the basic ALOHA CHannel; terrestrial packet radio systems; COmbination of satellite and terrestrial connectivity - the general optimization problem; Data Networks, Packet Switching and the Common Carriers; Integrated Networks and the future of packet switching (ca. 1982).