Signaling System No. 7 (SS7/C7): Protocol, Architecture, and Services
SS7/C7 is a signaling network and protocol that is used worldwide to bring telecommunications networks, both fixed-line and cellular, to life. Setting up phone calls, providing cellular roaming and messaging, and converged voice/data services, such as Internet Call Waiting, are only a few of the vast number of ways that...
Advances in Multimedia Information Processing - PCM 2005: 6th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Jeju Island, Korea, November 11-13, 2005
We are delighted to welcome readers to the proceedings of the 6th Pacific-Rim
Conference on Multimedia (PCM). The first PCM was held in Sydney, Australia, in
2000. Since then, it has been hosted successfully by Beijing, China, in 2001, Hsinchu,
Taiwan, in 2002, Singapore in 2003, and Tokyo, Japan, in 2004, and finally Jeju, one... End-to-End QoS Network Design : Quality of Service in LANs, WANs, and VPNs
Quality of Service (QoS) has already proven itself as the enabling technology for the convergence of voice, video, and data networks. As business needs evolve, so do the demands for QoS. The need to protect critical applications via QoS mechanisms in business networks has escalated over the past few years, primarily due to...