Mastering Global Information Systems

Buchanan, W. (1997). Mastering Global Information Systems (English ed.). : . Macmillan Press.


ISBN: 0-333-68951-8
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Abstract

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
* FDDI

Modern Wide Area Network technologies like ATM are considered, also the usage of ISDN and Modems for interconnection.
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Authors

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
w.buchanan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2759

Areas of Expertise

Cyber-Security
Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.

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