Communications Systems and Networks
Packed with diagrams and illustrations, Communications & Systems delivers plain–English explanations of all the technical fundamentals –– and puts everything in context by addressing standards, regulations, and the real–world outlook for legacy, contemporary, and emerging technologies. In this unique overview, Ray Horak lucidly describes today′s communications systems and networks –– voice, data, video, and multimedia –– and explains how they are likely to evolve and converge as we move further toward an information–based economy. Whether you′re a communications pro who wants to gain some perspective or you just want to understand our increasingly wired and wireless world, this is the one book you need to see the big picture, with just the right amount of detail.
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