Knowledge Base

Title Authors Last Update Category
IEEE 802.1 Website

The official IEEE website reference.

June 27, 2012 External Links
PCIe_Express_Overview Raju Mishra

Step by step overview on the PCIe Express.

September 23, 2014 Tutorials
802.1X (Port-Based Authentication) UNH-IOL Bridge Functions Consortium

This presentation provides a high level overview and introduction to Port-Based Authentication, and related technologies.

June 27, 2012 Tutorials
glossary of Time and Frequency terms (NIST)

This is an informal glossary for educational purposes. It is reviewed by experts but is not intended to replace more formal definitions in standards. (Click the “Notes” link at the website for details.)

June 27, 2012 External Links
802.1Q VLAN and GVRP UNH-IOL Bridge Functions Consortium

This presentation provides a high level overview and introduction to VLAN and GVRP, and related technologies.

June 27, 2012 Tutorials
IEEE 1588 tutorial (slide deck, from 2005)

John Eidson's general overview of the technology, the standard, and applications, plus other topics. Hosted at NIST. This regards only PTP version 1. (Version 2 is from 2008.)

June 27, 2012 External Links
Fundamentals of DSL Technology Philip Golden, Herve Dedieu, Krista S. Jacobsen

From back of book: "Fundamentals of DSL Technology... combines the strengths of the field's most renowned DSL experts, providing a foundation of all aspects of DSL system design."

June 26, 2012 Recommended Textbooks
Newton Harry Newton with Ray Horak contributing editor

From the back cover: "I wrote this book for those of us in the world's most exciting industries - telecommunications, networking and the Internet. I deliberately didn't write a book that only geeks could understand. I wrote a business book that you and I could understand. I explain the technical concepts in non-technical , business language that anyone in business (whether buying, selling or investing) should be able to understand. Some of my definitions are short. Some are encyclopedic. My focus is 720 practical. What the term means. What the technology does. What benefits the technology confers. which pitfalls to watch for. Use this book in your day-to-day business life. Dip into it before a meeting with a vendor, a customer, a broker or a boss. I've got 19 years in this book. My readers and my contributing editor, Ray Horak, have contributed enormously over the years. By now, all of us have made this dictionary pretty darn good. I'm proud of this edition."

June 26, 2012 Recommended Textbooks
DSL: Simulation Techniques and Standards Development for Digital Subscriber Line Systems Dr. Walter Y. Chen

From the back cover: "Digital Subscriber Line technology heralds the age of digital communication, providing a faster, more efficient method of transmitting data over regular telephone lines. The widespread adoption of DSL technology increases the demand for subject-specific, in-depth knowledge of this breakthrough in digital communication. DSL: Simulation Techniques and Standards Development for Digital Subscriber Line Systems arms the communications and networking engineer with the quintessential information for implementing DSL systems . . . "

June 26, 2012 Recommended Textbooks
Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): An Overview and Research Opportunities David Bond

This presentation provides a high level overview and introduction to TRILL, and related technologies.

June 26, 2012 Tutorials