Data and Computer Communications: Networking and Internetworking

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CRC Press, Mar 28, 2001 - Computers - 1168 pages
The protocols and standards for networking are numerous and complex. Multivendor internetworking, crucial to present day users, requires a grasp of these protocols and standards. Data and Computer Communications: Networking and Internetworking, a comprehensive text/reference, brings clarity to all of the complex issues involved in networking activi
 

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Contents

chapter one Computer networks and standardization
3
Fundamentals of digital communication and signaling
47
chapter two Basic concepts of digital communication and signaling
49
chapter three Signal transmission basics
73
chapter four Modes of communication channel
141
chapter five Transmission media
175
chapter six Telephone systems
209
Local area networking and internetworking
241
chapter thirteen Transport layer
587
chapter fourteen Session layer
629
chapter fifteen Presentation layer
659
chapter sixteen Application layer
705
Services and connections
749
Highspeed networking and internetworking
813
chapter eighteen Intergrated digital network IDN technology
815
chapter nineteen Highspeed networks
867

chapter seven Introduction to local area networks LANs
243
chapter eight IEEE LANS
301
chapter nine Nonstandard LANS and internetworking
367
The OSIRM architecture and protocols
411
chapter ten Physical layer
413
chapter eleven Data link layer
441
chapter twelve Network layer
503
Clientserver LAN implementation
979
chapter twenty Clientserver computing architecture
981
Acronyms
1023
Glossary
1031
Index
1111
Back cover
1141
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