Using a unique modular approach, this comprehensive book discusses the key topics and issues essential to networking professionals. Its modular design is presented in two parts, and consists of eight core chapters followed by eight coordinated resource modules.
An MIS-oriented introductory networking text. Introduces networking concepts, emphasizing Internet TCP/IP concepts and protocol layers. Covers terminal-host communication, LAN technologies, local and enterprise internets, and PC networking. Discusses management standards and systems, examines networked communication applications (groupware and videoconferencing), database applications, and reengineering. Study aids and supplementary materials are available on the Web.
A modular textbook about all forms of electronic communication involving computers, with 11 core chapters and 10 advanced topic chapters. Topics include the basic communication model, standards agencies and architectures, the computer (transport) layer, Internet access via CSLIP and PPP, terminal emulation, telephone transmission, asynchronous ascii transmission, IEEE LAN standards, Nupools, SCMA/CS and the 802.3 Mac layer frame, the 802.5 token-ring network, local internets, network management, and the OSI architecture. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.