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1. Introduction
Data Communication &Computer Networks
 
Instructor:
Zaid Ahmad, Assistant Professor
Books:
“Computer Networking: A Top
-Down Approach
Featuring the Internet”, James F. Kurose and
Keith W. Ross
“Data Communications and Networking”,
BehrouzA. Forouzan
Email:
211/06/2012 Zaid Ahmad
 
What is … ?
 
Communication
Information transfer, according to agreed conventionsusing hand signals, language, Morse code, electricalsignals etc.
Telecommunication
Communication at a distance or communication using amedium having electrical properties, includes telephony,telegraphy, television etc.
Data Communication
Transfer of data from one or more sources to one or moredestinations. The word data refers to informationpresented in whatever form is agreed upon by the partiescreating and using the data.
311/06/2012 Zaid Ahmad

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