Sensor Networks and Communication

Authored by: Robert M. Crovella

Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook

Print publication date:  February  2014
Online publication date:  February  2014

Print ISBN: 9781439848913
eBook ISBN: 9781439848937
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b15664-17

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Abstract

A communication network provides a system by which multiple users may share a single communication path (or medium) to exchange information. The telephone system is an example of a system containing many communication networks, which can be considered to be a single communication network as an abstract example. Communication networks are commonly used in various industries and applications to provide an economical means to allow multiple, geographically separated users to exchange information.

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