Case studies depicting ISDN network layer interoperability and standards nonconformance were evaluated, and categorized by type. In each case study the root cause of the interoperability problem was identified, and validated with reference to the applicable ISDN standard. Corrective measures were proposed, and where implemented, the results of the correction were documented. Relative costs associated with the interoperability issue were identified, and recommendation's outlining the best method for avoiding these inconsistencies going forward were presented.
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Integrated services digital networks--Case studies; Integrated services digital networks--Cost effectiveness; Integrated services digital networks--Standards; Telecommunication systems--Standards
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Bennett, Thomas, "Economic analysis of the cost of inconsistencies in the implementation of ISDN network layer standards" (2002). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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