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How local area networks work

David R. Kosiur

How local area networks work

what they are and what they do

by David R. Kosiur

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Published by Prentice Hall PTR in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local area networks (Computer networks)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index.

    Statementby David R. Kosiur, Jonathan Angel.
    ContributionsAngel, Jonathan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK5105.7 .K667 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 282 p.:
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1109449M
    ISBN 100131854895
    LC Control Number94034838


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