Sol01 - CHAPTER 1 Introduction Solutions to Review...

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1 CHAPTER 1 Introduction Solutions to Review Questions and Exercises Review Questions 1. The five components of a data communication system are the sender , receiver , transmission medium , message , and protocol . 2. The advantages of distributed processing are security , access to distributed data- bases , collaborative processing , and faster problem solving . 3. The three criteria are performance , reliability , and security . 4. Advantages of a multipoint over a point-to-point configuration (type of connec- tion) include ease of installation and low cost . 5. Line configurations (or types of connections) are point-to-point and multipoint . 6. We can divide line configuration in two broad categories: a. Point-to-point : mesh , star , and ring . b. Multipoint : bus 7. In half-duplex transmission , only one entity can send at a time; in a full-duplex transmission , both entities can send at the same time. 8. We give an advantage for each of four network topologies: a. Mesh : secure b. Bus : easy installation c. Star : robust d. Ring
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