Data Communications and Computer Networks: A Business User’s Approach

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Cengage Learning, Jan 21, 2012 - Computers - 528 pages
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Data communications and computer networks are vital in today’s business world. DATABASE COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER NETWORKS, 7th Edition balances technical and practical everyday aspects of data communications for future business managers, computer programmers, and system designers needing a thorough understanding of basic features, operations, and limitations of different types of computer networks. The Seventh Edition retains many of the elements that made past editions so popular, including readability and coverage of the most current technologies. This book offers full coverage of wireless technologies, industry convergence, compression techniques, network security, LAN technologies, VoIP, and error detection and correction.
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Curt M. White is an associate professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University, where he has been since 1988. Currently in his 37th year of teaching, he previously taught at Wayne State University, Illinois State University, Purdue University-Fort Wayne, and Dominican University. Dr. White has published more than 30 articles on computer science and computer science education, two chapters in books, and two college textbooks. In 1997, he chaired the ACM SIGCSE's national conference on computer science education and more recently served as president of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. He completed a bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. in computer science from Wayne State University.

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