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.