9780538452618

Data Communications and Computer Networks A Business Userís Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780538452618

  • ISBN10:

    0538452617

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/9/2010
  • Publisher: Course Technology
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Summary

Data communications and computer networks are becoming increasingly more important--today's business world could not function without either. DATABASE COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER NETWORKS offers a balance between technical and practical aspects of data communication. Business managers, computer programmers, system designers, and home computer users alike need a through understanding of the basic features, operations, and limitations of different types of computer networks. DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER NETWORKS introduces concepts that help the reader achieve an in-depth understanding of the often complex topic of data communications and computer networks by balancing the more technical aspects and the everyday practical aspects. The sixth edition retains many of the elements that made the fifth edition so popular, including readability and coverage of the most current technologies. This book offers full coverage of wireless technologies, industry convergence, compression techniques, network security, LAN technologies, VoIP, and expanded coverage of error detection and correction.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communications
Fundamentals of Data and Signals
Conducted and Wireless Media
Making Connections
Making Connections Efficient: Multiplexing and Compression
Errors, Error Detection, and Error Control
Local Area Networks: the Basics
Local Area Networks: Software and Support Systems
Introduction to Metropolitan Area Networks and Wide Area Networks
The Internet
Voice and Data Delivery Networks
Network Security
Network Design and Management
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iloverenting March 8, 2011
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This was a great textbook for my computer class I had last semester. very descrptive. Also I cannot believe the money I saved by renting this book.
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