Communications and Networking

Communications and Networking

An Introduction

eBook - 2012
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This book presents a detailed introduction to the essentials of networking and communications technologies. Revised and updated, it retains the step-by-step approach of the original, organised to help those without a strong knowledge of the subject matter. Topics include: chapter-ending summaries and review questions; an appendix on TCP/IP packet formats and an expanded glossary; solutions to the end-of-chapter questions and supplementary exercises with solutions; emphasis on mobile computing and network security; extended coverage of IPv6; networking models and standards; local area and wide area networks; network protocols; TCP/IP-based networks; network management and wireless communications; grid and cloud computing; microblogging; mobile ad hoc networks; near-field communication; power over Ethernet and the Ground Positioning System. --
Publisher: London : Springer, [2012]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781447143574
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations


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