chapter  4
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Comparative Analysis of Signaling Protocols

As is the case with any distributed system, a protocol is required to synchronize the attendant entities for deterministic behavior. We list the properties that are desirable in such a protocol and analyze three signaling protocols — Bearer Independent Call Control (BICC), H.323, and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) — to choose one that can serve as a candidate protocol for our work.