Data Communications and Computer Networks

Data Communications and Computer Networks : for Computer Scientists and Engineers

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A broad introductory text written for computer scientists and engineers, focusing on the fundamental aspects of data communications and computer networks. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to cover current networking issues and technologies. Specific updates include those on networks and their management, transmission technologies, security and encryption. This text is appropriate for modular courses in data communications as well as computer science. It is also a useful source for professionals in related disciplines.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 170.2 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 748.44g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130930474
  • 9780130930477

Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction
2. Data communications
3. Information theory
4. Error control
5. Data link control
6. Modems
7. Access networks
8. Transport networks
9. Introduction to local area networks
10. LAN standards
11. High-speed LANs and metropolitan area networks
12. Packet-switched and frame relay networks
13. Asynchronous transfer mode
14. Internetworking
15. Internet protocols
16. Network management
Appendix 1 Encryption
Appendix 2 Line codes
Appendix 3 Applications of queuing theory

Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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