PACKET AND CELL SWITCHING AND QUEUING
This chapter is the third in a sequence of three chapters on switching technologies. In Chapter 9 are provided an overview of switching issues and considered the switching of complete physical signals. In Chapter 10 we examined the switching of logical channel [or time-division-multiplexed (TDM)] signals such as SONET/SDH. This chapter covers the switching of packets and cells. After briefly defining the packet–cell switching problem, ...