9780619015299

Data Communications and Computer Networks

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  • ISBN13:

    9780619015299

  • ISBN10:

    0619015292

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
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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

Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communications
1(28)
Fundamentals of Data and Signals
29(38)
The Media: Conducted and Wireless
67(38)
Making Connections
105(38)
Multiplexing: Sharing a Medium
143(22)
Errors, Error Detection, and Error Control
165(26)
Local Area Networks: The Basics
191(40)
Local Area Networks: Internetworking
231(30)
Local Area Networks: Software and Support Systems
261(28)
Introduction to Wide Area Networks
289(28)
The Internet
317(40)
Telecommunication Systems
357(36)
Network Security
393(30)
Network Design and Management
423(30)
Appendix 453(14)
Glossary 467(15)
Index 482

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