This glossary defines many of the terms, abbreviations, and acronyms related to networking. It includes all the key terms used throughout the book. As with any growing technical field, some terms evolve and take on several meanings. Where necessary, multiple definitions and abbreviation expansions are provided.
An IEEE form of trunking.
An IEEE definition of port-based authentication.
An IEEE definition of personal-area networks.
An IEEE definition of personal-area networks that includes additions incorporated in Bluetooth v1.2.
An IEEE standard defining point-to-multipoint broadband wireless definitions and an amendment to 802.16.
Removes amplitude from a wave, essentially ...