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This is the only fully illustrated telecommunciations dictionary anywhere. It is completely up-to-date - revised and expanded to include streaming media, digital content, and MPEG-4/MPEG-7 coverage. It features: more than 4000 concise, accurate definitions; 600 illustrations; over 8000 references; a fully searchable CD-ROM with the entire dictionary in searchable PDF format; and, 1000 bonus pages of detailed coverage from 30 other outstanding McGraw-Hill technical references. Nothing else even comes close to the "McGraw-Hill Illustrated Telecom Dictionary" - a true industry blockbuster! "The McGraw-Hill Illustrated Telecom Dictionary 4e" is the easiest way for those who don't have an advanced degree to make sense of the telecom field - and the 'gold standard' reference for those who do.Featuring a no-fluff, no-nonsense approach, this annually updated collection of to-the-point definitions clarifies and explains all the telecom and data terminology, concepts, insider jargon, and acronyms you encounter every day. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the entire book in fully searchable format along with valuable links to material from other McGraw-Hill books - conveniently located on the same page as the related definition. This unmatched learning tool provides all the information anyone could need to understand - and stay up to speed with - the ever-changing and often confusing internetworked telecom field.
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Review by J. M. King, emeritus, University of Georgia Clayton's dictionary will go a long way toward helping anyone, professional communications workers to beginning students, in the daunting search for the meaning of terms in telecommunications. The attractive package includes more than 4,000 definitions, 600 illustrations, seven appendixes, and the complete text on a searchable CD-ROM. The CD-ROM offers an additional 1,000 pages of cross-referenced material (brief articles from other McGraw-Hill publications) in searchable PDF format. The CD-ROM can be used with both PC and Macintosh platforms, although an alias in the Macintosh version is not linked correctly, so some knowledge of Mac file structure will help get the CD running. The additional articles give a look in greater depth at certain definitions in the text, many of which refer to old or outdated equipment and standards, but which will help understand how telecommunications has evolved. A good reference source for professionals and students. Choice 20030101From the Publisher:
The world of telecommunications in one volume!
McGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY by Jade Clayton provides convenient and easy-to-understand definitions of commonly used terminology and technology in the telecommunications industry. This is the perfect reference whether the reader has a technical or non-technical background, offering:
· An alphabetized format for quick access
· More than 2,000 new and standard terms related to tele/data communications services, hardware, technology, tools, and common slang
· Over 300 illustrated definitions
· Acronyms, defined
· Up-to-date coverage of emerging technologies
McGRAW-HILL ILLUSTRATED TELECOM DICTIONARY is a valuable reference for public telephone company professionals, telephone equipment/service vendors, telephone equipment manufacturers, telephone equipment distributors, as well as instructors and students of all levels that have subject matter relating to computer science, information systems, telecommunications, and electronics.
! Jade Clayton is a communications engineer for American Express. He designs and coordinates communication services that involve multiple telecommunication companies around the world.
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