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Computer and Communication Networks, Second Edition by Nader F. Mir

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Appendix A. Glossary of Acronyms

AAL

ATM application layer

ABR

Associativity-Based Routing

ACC

arriving-cell counter

AE

arbitration element

AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

AODV

Ad-Hoc On-Demand Distance Vector

APR

application policy routing

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

ARQ

automatic repeat request

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASN.1

Abstract Syntax Notation One

ASP

application service provider

ATM

asynchronous transfer mode

BISDN

Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network

BBC

buffer-control bit circuit

BCC

buffer control circuit

BCN

broadcast channel numbers

BER

bit error rate

BGMP

Border Gateway Multicast Protocol

BGP

Border Gateway Protocol

BPDU

bridge protocol data unit

BS

bit slice

BTC

broadcast translation ...

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