The Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition
CRC Press, May 29, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 1088 pages
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, including:
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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A Telecommunications Timeline
B Asynchronous Transfer Mode ATM
C ITUT Series Recommendations
D List of World Wide Web Search Engines
E List of Internet Domain Name Extensions
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Page 30 - Albedo — The ratio of the amount of electromagnetic radiation reflected by a body to the amount incident upon it, commonly expressed as a percentage.
Page 22 - The term advanced telecommunications capability is defined, without regard to any transmission media or technology, as high-speed, switched, broadband telecommunications capability that enables users to originate and receive high-quality voice, data, graphics, and video telecommunications using any technology.