Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Christian Jacquenet,
  2. Gilles Bourdon and
  3. Mohamed Boucadair

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch1

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

How to Cite

Jacquenet, C., Bourdon, G. and Boucadair, M. (2008) Introduction, in Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch1

Author Information

  1. France Telecom, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Communications Networking & Distributed Systems

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Hutchison

Series Editor Information

  1. Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018293

Online ISBN: 9780470035146

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Keywords:

  • IP network basics;
  • IP traffic and protocol data units (PDUs);
  • IP network and ‘routers’;
  • routing information base (RIB);
  • dynamic routing protocols;
  • network reachability information;
  • protocol convergence;
  • ‘link-state’ routing protocols and Dijkstra probabilistic calculation;
  • EGP routing protocols and ‘path-vector routing’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • To Begin With

  • Context and Motivation of this Book

  • How this Book is Organized

  • What Is and What Should Never Be

  • References