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Mastering Global Information Systems

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 276
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Palgrave Master Series (Computing)

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18 June 1997

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03 January 2016

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This book provides an excellent foundation in modern information systems and data communications. It has five basic themes:

* Digital Information Sources and Multimedia
* The Internet, the World Wide Web and Java
* Local area...

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This book provides an excellent foundation in modern information systems and data communications. It has five basic themes:

* Digital Information Sources and Multimedia
* The Internet, the World Wide Web and Java
* Local area Networking
* Wide area Networking
* Video Conferencing

The information sources material covers the main standards in digital information on modern computer systems. It includes the conversion of sound and images into a digital format.

The networking material introduces the main local area network technologies:

* Ethernet
* Token Ring
* FDDI

Modern Wide Area Network technologies like ATM are considered, also the usage of ISDN and Modems for interconnection.

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1Clear style, demystifying approach to this important area of information and communication system
2 Thorough survey of relevant systems and networks
3 Many illustrations and diagrams to assist the reader
4 Multiple choice exercises, and Tutorial question sections to give practical help and consolidatinformation

Information Sources and Multimedia
Digital Information
Digital Storage
The World Wide Web Data Compression
Data Communications
Models, Networks and Standards
LAN Topology LAN: Ethernet LAN: Token Ring
LAN
WAN: FDDI MAN: Asynchronous
Transfer Mode (ATM)
Integrated Services
Digital Network (ISDN)
Video Conferencing
Modems Transmission
Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP)
Appendix: Information Sources.

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WILLIAM BUCHANAN is a Senior Lecturer at Napier University, Edinburgh. He is an experienced computing author. He acts as a consultant to many companies, including British Gas and TransCo. He is also a founding partner of Real-Time Technologies, which is a start-up company within Napier University.

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WILLIAM BUCHANAN is a Senior Lecturer at Napier University, Edinburgh. He is an experienced computing author. He acts as a consultant to many companies, including British Gas and TransCo. He is also a founding partner of Real-Time Technologies, which is a start-up company within Napier University.

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