The Computer Network A Computer network is a number if computers interconnected by one or more transmission paths. The transmission path often is the telephone line. . due to its convenience and universal preserve.

Data Communication Data Communication is the exchange of data between two devices via some form of transmission medium .

Types of Data Communication Local – if the communicating device are in the same building.  .  Remote – if the device are farther apart.

interpretation or processing by human beings or by automatic means. concepts and instructions presented in a formalized manner suitable for communication.  Information: is currently assigned to data by means by the conventions applied to those data. .Data and Information  Data: is a representation of facts.

Characteristics of a Data Communication System Delivery Accuracy Timeliness .

The Five Components of Data Communication .

or any other device capable of sending and / or receiving data generated by other nodes on the network. A node can be a computer. . printer.What is a Network? A Network is a set of devices (nodes) connected by media links.

The Advantages of Distributed Processing 1. Collaborative processing . Security / Encapsulation 2. Distributed database 3. Faster problem solving 4. Security through redundancy 5.

Performance 2. Security .The Three Criteria necessary for an effective and efficient network 1. Reliability 3.

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