A layer on top of ATM to provide an interface more convenient than 48-byte cells. AAL1 is constant bit rate, AAL2 is variable bit rate, AAL5 is large datagram packets. AAL3/4 was an unsuccessful attempt to provide what eventually was redesigned as AAL5.
Just like ARP but for AppleTalk.
Addresses that can be summarized easily because all the numerically contiguous addresses are located next to each other in the topology.
Transmit to the nearest of a set of nodes.
A protocol for mapping 32-bit IP addresses to 48-bit data link layer addresses, specified in RFC 826.
A portion of a network, usually within ...