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Broadband Home Networks

OBJECTIVES
  • Residential and SOHO networks

    • Transport technologies
    • Applications and application protocols
    • Middleware between multiple applications and transports
  • Transport technologies

    • Wired: IEEE 802.3/Ethernet LAN and other options
    • Wireless: IEEE 802.11/WiFi
  • Wired home networks

    • Comprehensive view
    • Lower-layer protocols
    • Ethernet-like protocols and management
    • Power Ethernet
  • Wireless home network

    • WiFi (802.11a/b/g) wireless LAN
    • 802.11 standards and amendments
    • Hierarchical network using access point
    • Basic service set (BSS)
    • Ad-hoc networks
  • Special network management considerations

    • Security management
    • QoS management
    • Centralized management
    • WLAN MIBs: ieee 802dot11MIB and CAPWAP-BASE-MIB

In Chapter 1 we introduced ...

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