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Chapter 3, Problem 1Q
Program Plan Intro
Physical layer:
- Physical layer is the connection between the sender and receiver that includes hardware devices and physical media.
- Hardware devices such as computers, mouse, modems, and so on.
- Physical media such as cables and satellites.
- It transmits data bits 0’s and 1’s over a connection.
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Difference between point-to-point circuit and multipoint circuit:
Point-to-point circuit |
Multipoint circuit |
Point-to-point configuration means that it goes from one computer to another computer. |
Multipoint configuration means that many computers are connected on the same circuit. |
This circuit is also called dedicated circuits. | This circuit is also called shared circuit. |
It is used when the computers generate enough data to fill the capacity of the communication circuit. |
It is used to share the circuit with others. |
This circuit is expensive. |
This circuit is cheaper. |
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