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Title:
Introduction to telephones and telephone systems
Author:
Noll, A. Michael.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Artech House, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xx, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Introduction to telephones & telephone systems. 2nd ed. c1991.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580530002
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This easy-to-understand explanation of major aspects of today's telecommunications systems aims to give readers comprehensive coverage of the four major areas of telephone systems - station apparatus, transmission, switching and signalling.


Author Notes

A. Michael Noll holds an M.E.E. from New York University and a Ph.D. from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

He is a professor and former dean at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. Professor Noll is also a senior affiliated research fellow and director of technology research at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information at Columbia University and has authored eight other books about communication technologies and strategic critical business analysis.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Networks: A Systems Perspective
Station Apparatus
Analog Transmission Systems
Digital Transmission Systems
Electromechanical Switching Systems
Electronic Switching Systems
Signaling
Wireless Telephone Service
Data Communication
Services
A Short History of Telecommunication in the US, with an emphasis on the Bell System
A Perspective on Telecommunications