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Issue 3 • Date March 1993

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  • Switching systems in the 21st century

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):24 - 28
    Cited by:  Papers (4)
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    The historical forces that have shaped the current structure of telephone switching systems and how telecommunication engineers think about switching systems are discussed. The ways in which the new service-driven forces will change the switching system structures and how they are viewed are examined. It is argued that the general trend toward more and more telecommunication services with faster a... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent network overview

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):30 - 36
    Cited by:  Papers (35)  |  Patents (61)
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    The International Consultative Committee for Telephone and Telegraph (CCITT) program of work that addresses global international intelligent network (IN) standards and a framework for the standardized evolution of IN are described. Bell Communication Research's (Bellcore's) IN work, referred to as the Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN), is also discussed in relation to the CCITT IN Recommendations... View full abstract»

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  • IN rollout in Japan

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):48 - 55
    Cited by:  Papers (7)
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    The evolution of the intelligent network (IN) services and architecture of the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (NTT) is discussed. The hierarchical structure of network functions, machine independent service execution environment, advanced service creation environment and service-independent platform of the IN architecture are reviewed. Advanced IN's impact and the technical issu... View full abstract»

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  • IN rollout in the United States

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):56 - 63
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (2)
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    Individual perspectives on advanced intelligent network (AIN) implementation are presented from four regional companies in the Unites States: Bell Atlantic, BellSouth, Ameritech, and US WEST. These perspectives range from trial to deployment activities and address a range of capabilities supported by the AIN architecture. AIN participation by all regional companies in the United States is summariz... View full abstract»

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  • IN rollout in Europe

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):38 - 47
    Cited by:  Patents (6)
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    The present situation related to intelligent networks (INs) in Europe is described. The projects and experiences of some single operators and main aspects of a joint initiative research activity currently carried out by various European countries (Eurescom) are discussed. In particular, the status of IN in the Italian SIP network, in the United Kingdom BT network, and in the France FT network is r... View full abstract»

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  • A feature-interaction benchmark for IN and beyond

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):64 - 69
    Cited by:  Papers (54)  |  Patents (5)
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    It is argued that the goal of the intelligent network (IN) is to accelerate the introduction of new telecommunications features in a multisupplier competitive environment. One major roadblock to fulfilling such requirements is the feature interaction problem-a new feature may interact with existing features in some undesirable ways, resulting in adverse behavior. Feature interaction examples are c... View full abstract»

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  • The TINA initiative (intelligent networks)

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):70 - 76
    Cited by:  Papers (36)  |  Patents (28)
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    The telecommunications information networking architecture (TINA), which builds on the current advances in broadband communication and distributed computing technologies, specifying a software-based architecture for future information networks that are required to transport multimedia information and manage multimedia communication, is described. An important aspect of the architecture is that ser... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent networking for the global marketplace

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):86 - 92
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (17)
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    Global intelligent networking issues at the physical, transport, routing, and service levels are discussed. Factors that are required for global intelligent networking in the coming age in terms of architecture and technology are identified. Areas in which extensive studies and technical breakthroughs are required for realization of the global intelligent network are described.<> View full abstract»

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  • Broadband: the last mile

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):94 - 100
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    The regulatory and service drivers that are prerequisites for local access evolution to the broadband integrated services digital networks are discussed. A tutorial on the state of the art in relevant technologies is presented, and it is shown that many of the technologies are not yet mature. The broadband technologies discussed are analog cable television systems, optical fiber, optical amplifier... View full abstract»

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  • TMN+IN=TINA

    Publication Year: 1993, Page(s):78 - 85
    Cited by:  Papers (10)  |  Patents (3)
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    The modeling approach, functional architecture, and physical architecture of intelligent networks (INs) and telecommunication management networks (TMNs) are described. The description of IN focuses on management aspects of IN, which are not presently covered in CCITT. The major differences between IN and TMN-service creation aspects supported by IN but not taken into account in TMN-are also descri... View full abstract»

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