Upper layer protocols. Towards advanced utilization of future networks

Shizuo Yoshitake*, Mitsuji Matsumoto, Masahiko Matsushita

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A protocol is a set of rules defined and adopted between communication systems, and has been primarily developed for transferring voice or data transparently between two conventional telecommunication systems. Beyond that, upper layer protocols providing higher level communication functions will become increasingly important to realize advanced communications and usher in the types of services envisioned by the Vl&P concept.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-88
Number of pages8
JournalNTT Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Mar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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