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by William Stallings

Download Business data communications epub
ISBN: 0024154318
ISBN13: 978-0024154316
Category: Business
Subcategory: Skills
Author: William Stallings
Language: English
Publisher: Collier Macmillan (1990)
Pages: 796 pages
ePUB size: 1126 kb
FB2 size: 1286 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 186
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The book was in good condition. It's overly wordy and old fashioned. One definitely gets the impression that the author can't clearly and quickly get to the point to save his life.
Great Resource
This book was required for a graduate class I took. The book is well written, easily understandable, & one of the more up-to-date texts I've read. (not an easy feat in the IT field)
I had to buy this book for school. It was ok, the professor mostly taught from this book rather than the other one we had.
Clean and looks new
A course I took earlier this year used this textbook, and I wasn't too fond of it. The book's explanations were very clinical, and other reviewers are correct in observing that it has many typographical errors (which are very frustrating when trying to solve mathematically inclined equations).

The professor deviated substantially from the text, supplying us with several real-world examples and more on the theory behind the examples given in the book. If he had not done that, I do not think I would have been able to learn the material from the book alone. Many of its explanations are too brief and lack depth or supporting examples.

If you are teaching an information systems course and intend to use this textbook, be prepared to supplement it with substantial cases or lose the interest and comprehension of your students.
One of the most prolific writers in the data communications texts, Mr. Stallings, did a good job. Some readers complained that it is too technical. But to understand data communications, you need to know the basic definitions and terminology. There is no short cut.

Why call it "Business Data Communications"? Because it is where you apply the infrastructure, then the company benefits. Especially in today's environment with so much data security, spyware, firewall, etc.

The book will be better, if it provides "hands-on" exercises to implement these strategies.
Having read reviews prior to purchasing the book, I thought, it can't be that bad. I was wrong. All of the reviews are accurate and true descriptions of the book. I purchased the book as required text for a graduate introductory course in data communications. What can you do if you're stuck with this book and you must read it " for class"? Read the summary at the end of each chapter FIRST. This might help you grasp what the author is trying to say in a long, extended, technical and scientific way.

The book includes scientific descriptions of data communication. Perhaps the book is extremely on point for engineering students or someone with interest in creating a data communications or telecommunications system from scratch for an organization. However, addressing the issues from a business perspective is not the primary focus of the book. Reading the chapter demands utmost concentration and the ability to extract key concepts about the subject under discussion. It is not clear why this book seems to pop up so often as the required text. There are many books that address data communications from a business perspective. It is an arcane academic selection as required text for a non-engineering data communications course.