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Chapter 6, Problem 1SAT
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With asynchronous communications, the receiver gets the message as soon as it is sent. True or False?

Program Description Answer

Asynchronous communication means the receiver gets the message after some delay.

Hence, the given statement is “False”.

Explanation of Solution

Communication:

Communication is a transfer of data or information within or between computers.

  • The necessity of the communication is increasing in today’s society.
  • Communication needs a sender, receiver, message, and medium.
  • To establish a communication, computer should connect to the network through the communication device.
  • Communication device is the hardware component which gets the data to and from the computer.
  • Network is the connection of two or more computers.
  • The main reason for creating the network is the communication between the computers.
  • The communication can occur between two people either synchronously or asynchronously.
    • Synchronous communication means the receiver gets the message as soon as it is sent.
    • Phone and voice communication are the example of synchronous communication.
    • Asynchronous communication means the receiver gets the message after some delay.
    • Email or sending letter via post office are the example of asynchronous communication.

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