Understanding Data Communications: From Fundamentals to Networking

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John Wiley & Sons, 1996 - Computers - 728 pages
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This expanded and completely updated edition, of the popular text reflects the major changes to communications technology since 1990. New coverage includes discussions of ATM and Frame Relay, Ethernet and Token-Ring Networks, and expanded treatment of satellite communications. There is also new material on the ATM LAN versus WAN evolution as well as new sections on LAN networking and Internetworking. Emphasis is given throughout to reflect the emergence of the Internet with timely information on TCP/IP, NetWare, and LAN applications.

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Contents

Telegraph and Telephone Operations
15
Fundamental Data Transmission Concepts
63
Terminals Workstations and WAN and LAN Network
111

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Gilbert Held is an award winning author and lecturer. Gil has written over 50 technical books and 400 articles over the past 30 years. In addition, Gil has earned many accolades and has been presented with an award from the Association of American Publishers. He has also been selected by "Federal Computer Week" to join the Federal 100, a list of the top 100 persons in academia, industry and the Federal Government that have made a significant impact upon the equipment acquisition process.

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