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Local area networks by M. Devargas

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Published by NCC Blackwell in Manchester .
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  • Local area networks (Computer networks)

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Includes index.

StatementM. Devargas.
LC ClassificationsTK5105.7 .D466 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1342835M
ISBN 101855541602
LC Control Number92228753

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