Introduction to Data Communications
by Eugene Blanchard
The purpose of this book is to introduce the concepts of data communication, assuming that the reader had no previous knowledge of networking and data communications. The text is at an introductory level, but it provides links to resources that provide indepth explanations as if the reader so desired.
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