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Carrier Grade Voice over IP

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ISBN-10: 0071406344

ISBN-13: 9780071406345

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Daniel Collins

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This new edition vastly updates the SIP chaoter, details MPLS, and takes the explanations of the previous edition a step further.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 9/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 522
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

What Is Meant by Carrier-Grade?
What Is Meant by VoIP?
A Little about IP
Why VoIP?
The VoIP Market
VoIP Challenges
Overview of the Following Chapters
Transporting Voice by Using IP
Overview of the IP Protocol Suite
Internet Standards and the Standards Process
The Internet Protocol (IP)
The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
The User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
The Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
The RTP Control Protocol (RTCP)
IP Multicast
IP Version 6 (IPv6)
Speech-Coding Techniques
Voice Quality
A Little about Speech
Voice Sampling
Types of Speech Coders
Adaptive Differential PCM (ADPCM)
Analysis-by-Synthesis (AbS) Codecs
Selecting Codecs
Cascaded Codecs
Tones, Signals, and Dual-Tone Multifrequency (DTMF) Digits
The H.323 Architecture
Overview of H.323 Signaling
RAS Signaling
Call Signaling
Call Scenarios
H.245 Control Signaling
Conference Calls
The Decomposed Gateway
The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
The Popularity of SIP
The SIP Architecture
Overview of SIP Messaging Syntax
Examples of SIP Message Sequences
Redirect and Proxy Servers
The Session Description Protocol (SDP)
Usage of SDP with SIP
SIP Extensions and Enhancements
Usage of SIP for Features and Services
Media Gateway Control and the Softswitch Architecture
Separation of Media and Call Control
Softswitch Architecture
Requirements for Media Gateway Control
Protocols for Media Gateway Control
VoIP and SS7
The SS7 Protocol Suite
SS7 Network Architecture
Performance Requirements for SS7
Interworking SS7 and VoIP Architectures
Quality of Service (QoS)
The Need for QoS
Overview of QoS Solutions
The Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Combining QoS Solutions
Designing a Voice over IP Network
Design Criteria
Product and Vendor Selection
Traffic Forecasts
Node Locations and Bandwidth Requirements
Physical Connectivity
Table of Erlang B
Visual Basic Code for Erlang Calculations
Glossary of Acronyms