Business Data Communications: Introductory Concepts and Techniques / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
This text reflects the latest trends in business data communications and addresses basic concepts such as local area networks, protocols, network and internetwork management, and network software without excessive detail or overly technical discussions.
About the Author
Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.
Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.
Dr. Serwatka received her Ed.D. in Business Education from Northern Illinois University in Management Information Systems and Instructional Technology. She received an M.S. in Management, and an A.S. and B.S. in Computer Technology from Purdue University, Calumet. She is currently Associate Professor of Computer Technology at Purdue University North Central.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Communications.2. Fundamentals of Data Communications.3. Communications Media.4. Communication Terminals.5. Communication Equipment.6. Data Transmission.7. Protocols.8. Network Basics.9. Wide Area Networks.10. The Internet.11. Local Area Networks.12. Distributed Networks.13. Network Management.14. Network Software.Appendix: Data Communication Reference..