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Mastering Global Information Systems.

  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.

  • Type:

    Authored Book

  • Date:

    01 January 1997

  • Publication Status:


  • Publisher

    Macmillan Press

  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    004 Data processing & computer science


Buchanan, W. J. (1996). Mastering Global Information Systems. Macmillan Press



Global Information Systems; data communications; digital information sources; multimedia; internet; World Wide Web; Local Area Networking;

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