Principles of Computer Networks and Communications
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Description: This book takes a historical approach that shows students how technologies have built upon each other so they have an appreciation of how and why current technologies exist. Beginning with an overview of the field, this text provides a historical context for information systems, setting the stage chapters that cover signaling, encoding, error-control, connections, and digital communications. Various networking technologies are also introduced to orient the reader to applications such as network security, wireless networks, and how to plan, design, and implement networks. This text is suitable for business professional who want an introduction to the field of information systems or to refresh their knowledge.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $172.33
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
|The modern signal carriers: electricity, light, media, and impairments|
|Encoding: representing information|
|Digital communication techniques|
|Local area networks (LANs)|
|Circuit switching, the telcos, and alternatives|
|Packet switched wide area networks (WANs)|
|Internetworking and the Internet|
|TCP/IP, associated Internet protocols and routing|
|Planning, designing, and implementing a network|
|The future of network communications|