Data and Network Communications

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Delmar Thompson Learning, Oct 1, 1999 - Computers - 522 pages
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This text provides a solid, thorough overview of the field of data communications and networking. Beginning with the basics of a two-point communications link, it includes hardware and protocol standards at all levels of the open systems (OSI) communications model. Each chapter features an explanation of acronyms, making it easy for students to learn the terms unique to this field. Complete network coverage begins with LANs like Ethernet and token ring. It goes on to include ATM, FDDI, TCP/IP, frame relay, satellite and wireless communications, Internet structure and use, and network security. This text is well suited for students at two-year associate and four-year bachelor's institutions with electronic engineering technology and electronic technician curriculums.

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Miller completed his 21st year as an instructor at DeVry Institute of Technology in June 1999. He received his basic electronics training from the Navy in 1962 at the Great Lakes, Illinois training center. After leaving the Navy, he spent 14 years in the field as both an Electronics Technician and Junior Engineer. He holds a BSEET from DeVry and an MSEET from Arizona State University.

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