INFO 210

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INFO 210
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2012-11-12 15:28:15
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Appendix B Part 2
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  1. Refers to the various types of media used to carry the signal between computers
    Network Transmission Media
  2. Occurs when the sending computer divides a message into a number of efficiently sized units of data called packets, each of which contains the address of the destination computer
    Packet-Switching
  3. A computer network that relies on the computing power and bandwidth of the participants in the network rather than a centralized server
    Peer-to-Peer (P2P)
  4. A standard that specifies the format of data as well as the rules to be followed during transmission
    Protocol
  5. An intelligent connecting device that examines each packet of data it receives and then decides which way to send it toward its destination
    Router
  6. A computer dedicated to providing information in response to requests
    Server
  7. Enables the transmission of data over public or private networks
    Telecommunication System
  8. Provides the technical foundation for the public Internet as well as for large numbers of private networks
    Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  9. Refers to a type of cable composed of four (or more) copper wires twisted around each other within a plastic sheath
    Twisted-Pair Cable
  10. Spans a large geographic area such as a state, province, or country
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
  11. Transmission material manufactured so that signals will be confined to a narrow path and will behave predictably
    Wire Media
  12. Natural parts of the Earth's environment that can be used as physical paths to carry electrical signals
    Wireless Media

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