Bio:Glen Kramer, Ph.D., is a system architect for Teknovus, Inc., and an associate researcher at the University of California, Davis. He is a member of IEEE Standards Association and past editor of the EPON protocol clause in the IEEE 802.3ah "Ethernet in the First Mile" standard. One of the lead authors of the multi-point control protocol that became the baseline for the EPON architecture, Dr. Kramer has done extensive research on issues of EPON scheduling, fairness, and open access. He is the founder of EPON forum and teaches EPON tutorials and workshops at conferences around the world.
Ethernet Passive Optical Networks is the IEEE's (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) approved architecture of choice for the next generation of broadband access. Written by an author of the IEEE 802.3ah standard, this is the first book to explain the EPON architecture, analyze its performance, and annotate the standard. For any engineer or graduate student building equipment for broadband access or service provider offering such service, this will serve as the "authorized" guide t... more info>>