Introduction to Data Communications and Networking

Introduction to Data Communications and Networking

by Behrouz A. Forouzan
     
 

This text provides students with a thorough introduction to the concepts that underlie networking technology,from physical carrier media to the six most popular protocol suites. Historical material is presented to show the logic behind the development of a given mechanism. Also included are comprehensive discussions of important material,such as B-ISDN and ATM. See more details below

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This text provides students with a thorough introduction to the concepts that underlie networking technology,from physical carrier media to the six most popular protocol suites. Historical material is presented to show the logic behind the development of a given mechanism. Also included are comprehensive discussions of important material,such as B-ISDN and ATM.

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A text which is intended for students without technical backgrounds as well as more experienced readers. Using the seven-layer OSI model as the framework, 23 chapters discuss the physical layers; the data link, network, transport, and upper layers; and TCP/IP protocols. They contain eight appendices which cover ASCII and EBCDIC codes, numbering systems and transformation, representation of binary numbers, cheksum calculation, Fourier analysis, hardware, Huffman coding, and IP version 6. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780256230444
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
714
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.34(d)

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