High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC)

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  1. Computer Network Architectures; Anton Meijer and Paul Peeters; Computer Science Press, 1983 (Chapter 4: High-level Data Link Control).
  2. Computer Networks; Andrew S. Tanenbaum; Prentice-Hall, 1981 (Section 4.3.2: The Data Link Layer in SNA and X.25).
  3. Computer Networks and Their Protocols; D.W. Davies, D.L.A. Barber, W.L. Price, and C.M. Solomonides; John Wiley & Sons, 1979.
  4. Data and Computer Communications; William Stallings; Macmillam Publishing Company, 1985 (Section 5.4: Bit-Oriented Link Control).


  1. ISO 3309, Data Communication: High-level Data Link Control Procedures -- Frame Structure; International Standards Organization.
  2. ISO 4335, Data Communication: High-level Data Link Control Procedures -- Elements of Procedures; International Standards Organization.

Periodical Articles

  1. "High Level Data Link Control", Telephony 200:6 Feb 9 1981 pgs 74-84.
  2. "Bit Oriented Data Link Controls", CD Mar 1983.
  3. "HDLC, ADCCP, and SDLC: What's the Difference?", DC Aug 1983.

Web Pages and Websites

  1. Wikipedia article "High-Level Data Link Control".