Ch 1 Review Questions -...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1. What are the two prerequisites necessary for any form of communication understandability? Give  examples for human communication and data communications.  The first prerequisite is understandability; the transmitter and receiver must speak the same language.  The second prerequisite is the capability to detect errors as they occur and to have some procedure  for resolving those errors.                                                                                                            -Data  communications: software and hardware translation devices convert between different  languages that individual computer systems speak.  -Human communications: we should soon have the ability to do real-time foreign language translation  as part of the network service, some search engines provide Web page translation and do a  good job at it.     2. Define the following:  -Circuit: the physical path that runs between two or more points.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course IST 220 taught by Professor Angsanaa.tech. during the Summer '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Page1 / 2

Ch 1 Review Questions -...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online