Understanding data communications and networks by William A. Shay

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Published by PWS in Pacific Grove, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Data transmission systems.,
  • Computer networks.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesUnderstanding data communications & networks
StatementWilliam A. Shay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK5105 .S49 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 711 p. :
Number of Pages711
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL368786M
ISBN 10053495054X
LC Control Number98029402

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