Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary (Advanced and Emerging Communications Technologies Series)

Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary (Advanced and Emerging Communications Technologies Series)

by J.K. Petersen, Petersen K. Petersen
     
 

From fundamental physics concepts to the World Wide Web, the Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition describes protocols, computer and telephone devices, basic security concepts, and Internet-related legislation, along with capsule biographies of the pioneering inventors who developed the technologies that changed our world. The new edition offers

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From fundamental physics concepts to the World Wide Web, the Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition describes protocols, computer and telephone devices, basic security concepts, and Internet-related legislation, along with capsule biographies of the pioneering inventors who developed the technologies that changed our world. The new edition offers even more than the acclaimed and bestselling first edition. Clear, comprehensive, and current, the Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition is your key to understanding a rapidly evolving field that, perhaps more than any other, shapes the way we live.

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Entries in this illustrated reference for professionals, students, and general readers describe the protocols, devices, concepts, and legislation relevant to modern telecommunications. This second edition contains many new and updated definitions, about 35% more content than the first edition, and offers expanded coverage of the latest technological advances in addition to an emphasis on the historical evolution of communications technologies. There are some 100 new charts and illustrations and a new acronym dictionary. Petersen is a technology consultant and author. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849311734
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Advanced and Emerging Communications Technologies
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1088
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.16(d)

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