7. Computer Networking

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Lajos Bálint HUNGARNET Vice President1 and
  2. Tamás Maáray Associate Professor2

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch7

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bálint, L. and Maáray, T. (2001) Computer Networking, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch7

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    NIIFI Head of International Relations, Budapest, Hungary

  2. 2

    Muegyetem Rakpart 1–3, Technical University of Budapest, Budapest H-1111, Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • computer networking in information transfer;
  • information access;
  • networking infrastructure;
  • routing and discovery protocols;
  • industrial engineering internet technology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Role of Computer Networking

  • A Short History of Computer Networking

  • The Networking Infrastructure

  • Internet, Intranets, Extranets

  • Technical Background

  • Overview of Networking Services

  • Overview of Networkbased Applications

  • The World Wide Web

  • The Role of the World Wide Web in Communication, Integration, and Collaboration

  • Content Generation and Content Provision

  • Trends and Perspectives

  • Networking in Practice

  • Networking in the Production and Service Industries

  • Some Practical Aspects of Introducing and Using Computer Networks in Industrial Engineering

  • Summary

  • References