Business Data Communications and Networking

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For undergraduate, graduate , and MBA courses in Business Data Communications, Introduction to Data Communications, Telecommunications, and Introduction to Networking. The most current data communications text on the market, this comprehensive book uses a unique modular approach. Most teachers will want to cover the material in the 12 core chapters. This will leave time for hands-on work or additional conceptual material. The 8 advanced modules have extra material that some teachers will wish to cover depending on their particular course goals. Companion Website offers even more material. This approach allows selective emphasis without requiring the teacher to assemble his or her own additional material.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts and Principles
Layered (Encapsulated) Communication for Internet Access
A Closer Look at HTTP, TCP, IP, and PPP
Physical Layer Concepts
Modems and Beyond
A Small PC Network
Small Ethernet LANs
Larger Site Networks
Wide Area Networking
Networked Applications
Looking Forward
Module A More on TCP and IP 293(26)
Module B More on Propagation 319(16)
Module C More on Local Area Networks 335(20)
Module D Telephone Service 355(18)
Module E More on Large-Scale Networks 373(8)
Module F More on Security 381(20)
Module G More on Internet Applications 401(14)
Module H More on Terminal-Host Communications 415

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