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ISSC640 Week 2 Homework Assignment

 

Instructions:  Please answer the following End of Chapter Exercises from Chapters 5-8 of your text.

 

 

Chapter 5 – Overview of Data Communications

 

5.1 What three disciplines are involved in data communications?

 

5.3 What are the conceptual pieces of a data communications system?

 

 

Chapter 6- Information Sources and Signals

 

6.3 Why are sine waves fundamental to data communications?

 

6.12 What is the definition of baud?

 

 

Chapter 7 – Transmission Media

 

7.1 What is the difference between guided and unguided transmission?

 

7.4 What three types of wiring are used to reduce interference from noise?

 

 

Chapter 8 – Reliability and Channel Coding

 

8.1 List and explain the three main sources of transmission errors.

 

8.7 Define the concept of Hamming distance.

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