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
    * FDDI

    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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