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Issue 3 • Date July 1987

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): c1
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  • [Front inside cover]

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): c2
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 1
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  • [Advertisements]

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 2
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  • Guest editorial

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 3 - 5
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    Local Area Networks (LANs) are a recent technology and are used for the high speed interconnection and networking of computers and terminals in a local environment. As LANs evolved, the need to maintain, troubleshoot, and characterize their performance also evolved. Test tools, measurement techniques, and simulators became necessary entities to achieve this objective. Focusing on this new technolo... View full abstract»

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  • Application-level performance prediction tools for network-based svstems

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 6 - 12
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    A description is given of a network simulation system that is used to monitor process-to-process efficiency in a special purpose network developed for real-time applications. The tool, which is called VISA (Visually Integrated System Analyzer), uses information about application-specific interactions to predict how well a network-based implementation of that application will perform. VISA is part ... View full abstract»

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  • A distributed approach to lan monitoring using intelligent high performance monitors

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 13 - 20
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    A summary of the local area network (LAN) environment and its characteristics is provided. The architecture of a decentralized monitoring system and the specifics of an implementation are presented. These monitors are intelligent in that they do not require specification of what the monitor should examine; the monitor simply receives every packet and learns the required information to provide a me... View full abstract»

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  • Transport layer performance tools and measurement

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 21 - 31
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    The function and design of software developed at the US National Bureau of Standards (NBS) to serve as a transport experiment control system (TECS) are discussed. The implementation of the TECS within a local area network testbed is described, and some limitations of TECS are discussed. The use of TECS to provide a performance evaluation of Intel's iNA-960 within the testbed discussed is demonstra... View full abstract»

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  • A multipurpose, distributed lan traffic monitoring tool

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 32 - 39
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    A description is given of a distributed monitoring system that comprises one or more high-speed hardware monitoring engines, which perform the network traffic sampling and do initial data reduction, and a set of software functions, which perform further data reduction and traffic analysis. The hardware monitoring engine monitors the wire itself, facilitating the detection of all traffic, not just ... View full abstract»

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  • A master/slave monitor measurement technique for an operating ethernet network

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 40 - 48
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    A performance measurement technique that is applicable to CSMA/CD-based local area networks, such as the Ethernet, is described. The protocol and its performance characteristics as they affect monitoring are reviewed. Existing monitoring techniques are examined. A master/slave monitor measurement technique and the functions and measurements that the monitor supports are presented. An experimental ... View full abstract»

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  • The IEEE network forum

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 49 - 50
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  • Technology perspective

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 51
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    Sometimes, I sit back and wonder where we are going. Especially in data networking. Why do we need it? There are, of course, simple applications like electronic mail and file transfer, or more complex special applications like Common Channel Interoffice Signalling and 800 service. But what will make data networking ubiquitous? Operations Systems, of course! I expect tremendous growth in Operations... View full abstract»

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  • Information infrastructure

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 52 - 53
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    The delivery of information where it is needed, when it is needed and in the form it is needed is among the most valuable functions that can be provided by an information infrastructure. Indeed, once the economy has become dependent on such functions, it is also strongly affected by the strengths and weaknesses of the technology underlying the infrastructure. Loss of power service, telephone servi... View full abstract»

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  • Open systems standards

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 54 - 55
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    The muddle of alphabet soup of standards organizations generally leaves people quite bewildered. There are many activities involved in the standards development process both internationally and nationally. I will try to put the international scene into perspective in this issue. View full abstract»

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  • Advertiser's index

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 55
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  • Conference calendar

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 56
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  • [Back inside cover]

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): c3
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): c4
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Aims & Scope

As currently defined, IEEE Network covers the following areas: 1. network protocols and architectures, 2. Protocol design and validation, 3. Communication software and its development and test, 4. Network control and signalling, 5. network management, 6. Practical network implementations including local area networks, (LANs), metropolitan area networks (MANs), and wide  area networks, (WANs), 7. Switching and processing in integrated (voice/data) networks and network components, 8. Micro-to-host communication.

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Nei Kato
Tohoku University, Japan