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IEEE 802-2001 (R2007)

IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Overview and Architecture

This IEEE Standards product is part of the 802 family on LAN/MAN. Abstract: IEEE Std 802-2001 , IEEE Standards for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Overview and Architecture, provides an overview to the family of IEEE 802 Standards. It defines compliance with the family of IEEE 802 Standards, it describes the relationship of the IEEE 802 Standards to the Open Systems Interconnection Basic Reference Model [ISO/IEC 7498-1:1994] and explains the relationship of these standards to the higher layer protocols, it provides a standard for the structure of LAN MAC addresses, and it provides a standard for identification of public, private, and standard protocols. The "IEEE Get Program" grants public access to view and download individual PDFs of select standards at no charge. Visit http://standards.ieee.org/about/get/index.html for details.


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