Mastering Global Information Systems.

Buchanan, William J (1997) Mastering Global Information Systems. Macmillan Press. ISBN 0-333-68951-8

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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

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

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 0-333-68951-8
Uncontrolled Keywords: Global Information Systems; data communications; digital information sources; multimedia; internet; World Wide Web; Local Area Networking;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 4015
Depositing User: Professor Bill Buchanan
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2010 14:23
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:57

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