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Computer network
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Computer network

A computer network is a system for communication among two or more computers.

Computer networks may be categorized with respect to range:

Computer network applications may be categorized with respect to the functional relationships between components: Computer networks may be categorized with respect to network topologies

Computer networks may be categorized with respect to specialised functions

Table of contents
1 Protocol stacks
2 Suggested topics
3 References
4 External links

Protocol stacks

Computer networks may be implemented using a variety of protocol stack architectures, computer buses or combinations of media and protocol layers, incorporating one or more of:

For a list of more see Network protocols

For standards see IEEE 802.

Suggested topics

Further reading for acquiring an in-depth understanding of computer networks include:

References

External links

See also computing, internet, routing