Advanced Communication Protocol Technologies: Solutions, Methods, and Applications

Advanced Communication Protocol Technologies: Solutions, Methods, and Applications

Katalin Tarnay (University of Pannonia, Hungary), Gusztáv Adamis (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary) and Tibor Dulai (University of Pannonia, Hungary)
Release Date: June, 2011|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 592
ISBN13: 9781609607326|ISBN10: 1609607325|EISBN13: 9781609607333|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-732-6


The rapid improvements brought about by modern telecommunications are made possible by unfettered transmission of information, which relies on the ability to send, receive and properly utilize communication.

Advanced Communication Protocol Technologies: Solutions, Methods, and Applications explores the complications and solutions created by communication required between ever-expanding technologies. The research in this book encompasses the fundamentals of protocol functions and protocol operations, the controlling protocols of ISDN and mobile networks, the evolution of IP-based protocols, and advanced solutions for routing, mobility and multimedia transmission. Finally, this book addresses the various special applications in this ever important field.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Communication Protocols
  • Convergence of Fixed and Mobile Networks
  • Efficient Data Aggregation
  • Host Identity Protocol
  • Network Mobility
  • Next Generation Network Interconnections
  • Notations for Test Specification
  • Protocol Functions
  • Protocol Operation
  • Transport Protocols for Multimedia Services over IP

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Advisory Board
Table of Contents
Gyula Csopaki
Katalin Tarnay, Gusztáv Adamis, Tibor Dulai
Katalin Tarnay, Gusztáv Adamis, Tibor Dulai
Chapter 1
Katalin Tarnay, Gusztáv Adamis
The increasing importance of fast and reliable communication has resulted in the creation of certain communication rules, which nowadays, we call... Sample PDF
Communication Protocols: An Introductory Overview
Chapter 2
Protocol Operation  (pages 20-37)
Gábor Árpád Németh
This chapter gives a fundamental overview of communication protocol operation. The concept of layering is introduced along with the definitions of... Sample PDF
Protocol Operation
Chapter 3
Protocol Functions  (pages 38-56)
Tibor Dulai
After the introduction of basic protocol functions, this chapter deals with the advanced functions of communications protocols that are especially... Sample PDF
Protocol Functions
Chapter 4
Szilárd Jaskó, Dániel Muhi
The first part reviews the development of testing TTCN and ASN.1. The main part discusses TTCN and ASN.1 with explanation examples. The future... Sample PDF
Notations for Test Specification: TTCN3 and ASN.1
Chapter 5
Gusztáv Adamis
This chapter is devoted to the classical ISDN signaling protocols. The main reason for which we deal with these protocols in detail is that they are... Sample PDF
Signaling Protocols of Integrated Services Digital Networks
Chapter 6
Gusztáv Adamis
The goal of this chapter is to give an overview about the architecture of GSM and GPRS networks, and introduce to the reader the protocols used for... Sample PDF
Mobile Network Protocols of GSM and GPRS
Chapter 7
Péter Fazekas
The aim of this chapter is to provide a brief yet comprehensive overview of the 3rd generation UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System)... Sample PDF
UMTS: 3rd Generation Cellular Mobile Radio System
Chapter 8
László Bokor, Gábor Jeney
Nowadays, the Internet Protocol is facing the version change; IPv4 (the old version of IP) will be replaced by IPv6 (the new version of IP) in the... Sample PDF
IPv4 / IPv6 Coexistence and Transition: Concepts, Mechanisms and Trends
Chapter 9
Network Mobility  (pages 178-206)
Arijit Ukil
Network mobility (NEMO) management is concerned about the mobility management of an entire wireless mobile network to provide uninterrupted network... Sample PDF
Network Mobility
Chapter 10
Róbert Horváth, Gábor Kovács, Zoltán Pap
This chapter focuses on Next Generation Networks (NGN), how protocols employed in different segments of the telecommunication infrastructure... Sample PDF
Protocols in Next Generation Networks
Chapter 11
Gábor Kovács, Gábor Árpád Németh, Zoltán Pap
This chapter gives overview of one of a recent trend in telecommunication convergence: fixed-mobile convergence (FMC). Its types, implications, and... Sample PDF
Convergence of Fixed and Mobile Networks
Chapter 12
László Bokor, Szabolcs Nováczki, Sándor Imre
This chapter is committed to give a comprehensive overview of the Host Identity Protocol (HIP), to introduce the basic ideas and the main paradigms... Sample PDF
Host Identity Protocol: The Enabler of Advanced Mobility Management Schemes
Chapter 13
Sándor Szabó, László Gyöngyösi, Károly Lendvai, Sándor Imre
The IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) provides advanced facilities and standardized service architecture for Next Generation Networks (NGN). IMS enables... Sample PDF
Overview of IP Multimedia Subsystem Protocols and Communication Services
Chapter 14
Christos Bouras, Vassilis Papapanagiotou, Kostas Stamos, Giannis Zaoudis
The subject of this chapter is to present the TFRC (TCP-Friendly Rate Control) protocol in the area of efficient wireless video transmission and its... Sample PDF
The TFRC Protocol and Its Usage for Wireless Video Transmission
Chapter 15
Jaydip Sen
In the last few years, the Internet throughput, usage, and reliability have increased almost exponentially. The introduction of broadband wireless... Sample PDF
Cross-Layer Protocols for Multimedia Communications over Wireless Networks
Chapter 16
László Lois, Ákos Sebestyén
In the last couple of years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of users consuming media content through multimedia services over IP... Sample PDF
Session Management and Transport Protocols for Multimedia Services over IP Networks
Chapter 17
Homero Toral-Cruz, Deni Torres-Román, Leopoldo Estrada-Vargas
In this chapter, we present a solution for evaluating the Quality of Services (QoS) of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). First, we present an... Sample PDF
A Solution for Evaluating the QoS of Voice over IP: Measurements, Analysis and Modeling
Chapter 18
Árpád Huszák, Sándor Imre
Numerous protocols were introduced in the transport layer, which can be very different depending on the provided services. Beside the traditional... Sample PDF
SCTP: Solution for Transport Layer Mobility and Multihoming
Chapter 19
Zoltán Kanizsai, Gábor Jeney
This chapter gives an overview of the IPv6 routing techniques focusing on some special IPv6 routing mechanisms, which can ease and optimize IP level... Sample PDF
IPv6 Routing in a Special Context: Serving Efficient Data Aggregation
Chapter 20
Jan Schankin, Eduardo Correia
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) was originally designed with the intention of improving the speed with which routers could forward packets in... Sample PDF
Multiprotocol Label Switching Virtual Private Networks: Problems, Protocols, Possibilities
Chapter 21
Gyula Simon, Gergely Vakulya
Time synchronization services are often required to support coordinated operation of the nodes in sensor networking applications, potentially... Sample PDF
Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks
Chapter 22
Gyula Simon
Sensor networks are built from tiny, resource limited nodes, which are able to communicate with each other, and thus, provide distributed services.... Sample PDF
Application-Driven Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Chapter 23
Róbert Schulcz, Gábor Varga
In this chapter, we will start by briefly summarizing the history of radio frequency identification systems. After that, we will introduce the... Sample PDF
Radio Frequency Identification
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