Dictionary of Communications Technology: Terms, Definitions and Abbreviations / Edition 3

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Overview

This new edition of the most comprehensive reference to the terms, definitions and abbreviations associated with data and computer communications contains almost 18,000 entries approximately 50% more than the previous edition. Covering communications definitions, terms and abbreviations, this reference has become known as an indispensable "Communications Bible." New and expanded areas include Internet and Intranet terminology, ATM, LAN, and the latest developments in communications technology. Approximately 1,000 trade names are also included allowing readers to easily identify devices and facilities.

"...a comprehensive reference to the terms, definitions, and abbreviations associated with data & computer communications ...significantly revised, updated, & expanded, with over 18,000 entries, over 200 illustrations, and more."

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A comprehensive source of current information on telecommunications industry terminology. It contains some 12,000 entries, including over 4,500 terms added since the first edition of 1989; some 200 illustrations; trade names, to help readers find out more about specific products; and coverage of emerging areas such as PC LANS, the Internet, client-server operations, and international networking. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471975175
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/14/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 708
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 9.67 (h) x 1.52 (d)

Table of Contents

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