9780619064648

Data Communications and Computer Networks, Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780619064648

  • ISBN10:

    0619064641

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/1/2002
  • Publisher: Course Technology
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Summary

This complete introduction to data communications is written to bring a fresh, readable, business-oriented perspective to the technology that lies at the heart of the booming telecommunications revolution. New technologies covered in this updated third edition include wireless technology, security, and the Ethernet.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communications
1(30)
Fundamentals of Data and Signals
31(38)
The Media: Conducted and Wireless
69(42)
Making Connections
111(36)
Multiplexing: Sharing a Medium
147(24)
Errors, Error Detection, and Error Control
171(28)
Local Area Networks: The Basics
199(44)
Local Area Networks: Internetworking
243(32)
Local Area Networks: Software and Support Systems
275(30)
Introduction to Metropolitan Area Networks and Wide Area Networks
305(32)
The Internet
337(40)
Telecommunications Systems
377(34)
Network Security
411(32)
Network Design and Management
443(32)
Appendix: Pioneering Protocols 475(14)
Glossary 489(18)
Index 507

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