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A programmable ATM/AAL interface for gigabit network applications

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4 Author(s)
Johnston, C.A. ; Bellcore, Morristown, NJ, USA ; Young, K.C. ; Walsh, K.A. ; Cheung, N.K.

A generic ATM/AAL (asynchronous-transfer-mode/ATM-adaptation-layer) interface using a microprogrammable machine whose architecture can handle different AAL protocols in a very flexible manner is proposed. This generic interface may facilitate cost-effective implementations of broadband terminal adapters and would allow experimentation with new AAL protocols. An initial implementation of this concept in the form of an experimental prototype ATM/AAL interface for the Nectar gigabit testbed is discussed. This prototype can handle three of the existing AALs and serves to identify common architectural elements of a microprogrammable machine

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Global Telecommunications Conference, 1992. Conference Record., GLOBECOM '92. Communication for Global Users., IEEE

Date of Conference:

6-9 Dec 1992

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