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Digital Communication

Communication, Multimedia, Security

  • Christoph Meinel
  • Harald Sack

Part of the X.media.publishing book series (XMEDIAPUBL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Christoph Meinel, Harald Sack
    Pages 1-16
  3. Christoph Meinel, Harald Sack
    Pages 17-88
  4. Christoph Meinel, Harald Sack
    Pages 89-152
  5. Christoph Meinel, Harald Sack
    Pages 153-289
  6. Christoph Meinel, Harald Sack
    Pages 291-336
  7. Christoph Meinel, Harald Sack
    Pages 337-346
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 347-400

About this book

Introduction

The authors give a detailed summary about the fundamentals and the historical background of digital communication. This includes an overview of the encoding principles and algorithms of textual information, audio information, as well as images, graphics, and video in the Internet. Furthermore the fundamentals of computer networking, digital security, and cryptography are covered. Thus, the book provides a well-founded access to communication technology of computer networks, the internet, and the WWW. Numerous pictures and images, a subject-index and a detailed list of historical personalities including a glossary for each chapter increase the practical benefit of this book that is well suited as well as for undergraduate students as for working practitioners.

Keywords

Computer Networks Cryptography Digital Security History of Communication Media Multimedia Encoding

Authors and affiliations

  • Christoph Meinel
    • 1
  • Harald Sack
    • 2
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner-Institute for IT Systems EngineeringPotsdamGermany
  2. 2.Hasso Plattner-Institute for IT Systems EngineeringPotsdamGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54331-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-54330-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-54331-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-1449
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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