L1 - Computer Networking has grown rapidly Mainly through...

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Computer Networking has grown rapidly Mainly through the Internet. As capabilities of the network have grown, applications using the network have grown even faster. General Capabilities of Computer networks # gathering information # processing of information # distribution/sharing of information # interaction
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Old networks Telegraph network - text messages Telephone network - voice conversation first analog Cellular wireless - for analog voice Radio and television transmission, cable TV. Then the computer came along. Network of terminals to central computer.
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Telephone network goes digital - carry data as well as voice. Data traffic organized into packets, frames, cells. ATM uses packet (cell) switching. Specialized local networks developed Ethernet Ring and bus networks
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Network categories Single point-to point link. Wired, optical fiber, wireless Broadcast link
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A) Broadcast network -access control, short distances B. Ring network - usually pass around a token. 1+ bit delay at each station to allow signal
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