The Resource Communications and networking : an introduction, John Cowley, (electronic resource)

Communications and networking : an introduction, John Cowley, (electronic resource)

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Communications and networking : an introduction
Title
Communications and networking
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
John Cowley
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Language
eng
Summary
Computer communications and networks are an integral part of any computer science degree, with the technology growing ever more pervasive in modern life. This clear and easy-to-follow textbook presents a detailed introduction to the essentials of networking and communications technologies, supported by numerous diagrams, examples and exercises designed to increase confidence in using and understanding communications systems. Thoroughly revised and updated, this much-anticipated new edition retains the popular step-by-step approach of the original, organised to help those without a strong knowledge of the subject matter to grasp the material quickly. Topics and features: Provides chapter-ending summaries and review questions, an Appendix on TCP/IP packet formats and an expanded Glossary Supplies supplementary material at the associated Springer website, including teaching slides, solutions to the end-of-chapter questions and supplementary exercises with solutions Presents a greater emphasis on mobile computing and network security, and extended coverage of IPv6 (NEW) Discusses networking models and standards, local area and wide area networks, network protocols, TCP/IP-based networks, network management and wireless communications Examines grid and cloud computing, microblogging, mobile ad hoc networks, near-field communication, Power over Ethernet and the Ground Positioning System (NEW) Written specifically for undergraduate students of computing with no previous experience in the field, this comprehensive and authoritative textbook draws upon the author’s many years of teaching experience
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GW5XE
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1947 August 17-
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Cowley, John
Image bit depth
0
LC call number
TK5105.5
LC item number
.C69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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SpringerLink
Series statement
Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science,
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  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Computer Security
  • Computer networks
  • Computer networks
  • Computer networks
  • Computer networks
Label
Communications and networking : an introduction, John Cowley, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Communications Technologies -- Networking Models and Standards -- Local Area Networks -- Wide Area Networks -- Network Protocols -- Internet Application Layer Protocols -- Network Security -- Network Management -- Wireless Networks
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unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781447143574
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4471-4357-4
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811139859
  • (OCoLC)ocn811139859
Label
Communications and networking : an introduction, John Cowley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Communications Technologies -- Networking Models and Standards -- Local Area Networks -- Wide Area Networks -- Network Protocols -- Internet Application Layer Protocols -- Network Security -- Network Management -- Wireless Networks
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781447143574
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4471-4357-4
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811139859
  • (OCoLC)ocn811139859

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