By J. Adeane, V. W. Wittorff (auth.), Chris McDonald (eds.)
This quantity types the edited lawsuits of the 6th overseas Symposium on Communications Interworking, held in Perth, Western Australia, from 13-16 October, 2002. In overall, 39 learn papers have been submitted for attention, and after complete refereeing via overseas referees, 27 papers from authors in eleven nations have been accredited for e-book. Invited keynote addresses have been awarded through Dr Hugh Bradlow, leader know-how Offleer for Telstra company, Australia, and Dr Sathya Rao, Director ofTelscom A.G., Switzerland. The symposium introduced jointly 60 energetic overseas researchers and telecommunications engineers to debate the $64000 questions as to if there's a convergence of all communications, together with real-time communications, over the web Protocol (IP), and even if latest IP expertise is in a position to aiding this convergence, or no matter if it calls for extra improvement of that know-how. The papers chosen to seem during this quantity make an incredible and well timed contribution to this debate. particular symposium paper periods have been held to give and speak about ernerging examine at the issues of converged networking, real-time communications over IP, caliber of carrier, routing and metrics, ernerging concerns in cellular networks, differentiated companies, and instant networking.