Data Communications and Computer Networks: A Business User's Approach / Edition 5

Data Communications and Computer Networks: A Business User's Approach / Edition 5

by Curt White
     
 

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

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423903031
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communications. 2. Fundamentals of Data and Signals. 3. Conducted and Wireless Media. 4. Making Connections. 5. Making Connections Efficient: Multiplexing and Compression. 6. Errors, Error Detection, and Error Control. 7. Local Area Networks: Part 1. 8. Local Area Networks: Part 2. 9. Introduction to Metropolitan Area Networks and Wide Area Networks. 10. The Internet. 11. Voice and Data Delivery Networks. 12. Network Security. 13. Network Design and Management.

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