Appendix 3.2             Combination of Theme-Rheme and Participant Identification and Tracking Analyses for “Broadcast Networks” Text

 

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14.2

BROADCAST NETWORKS

Chapter 12

(section 12.3.2)

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introduced

the concept

of broadcast networks

and

 

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the most common topologies.

Remember

that

broadcast networks

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use

a channel

to which

all the users

 

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are

connected,

so

all the users

receive

 

 

 

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any transmission

made

on the channel.

The only wide area broadcast networks

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all

use

radio broadcast,

either relatively local

 

 

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up to a few hundred kilometres

or over much further distances

using

satellite transmission.

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Section 14.2.1

will examine

this

further.

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The most common examples of

broadcast networks

are

local area networks.

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These

may use

twisted pair cables,

coaxial cable

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or optical fibre cable

as

their transmission medium

(see

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section 13.6).

Comparison

between twisted pair

and coaxial cable

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is not

helpful

because

there

are

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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many variants

of each

to meet

the different requirements

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single within-group---esphora enhancement

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clause-internal

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Rheme

 

 

of bandwidth,

loss,

noise immunity,

etc.

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In general,

coaxial cable

has

higher noise immunity

 

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and bandwidth

but

the cable

is stiffer

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(which

may or may not be

helpful

depending on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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whether

it

is being

surface mounted

or

 

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pushed through

ducts).

Both types

can adequately serve

 

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most LAN environments,

but

coaxial cable

has been dropping out of

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use.

Optical fibre

is particularly suited to

environments

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which

have

high levels

of electromagnetic radiation,

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or

to meet

demands

for very high speeds

 

 

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of transmission.

However,

it

is more difficult to

tap into,

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which

makes

it

more difficult and expensive

 

 

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for the installation

of a LAN.

LAN protocols

have developed into

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the following layers:

* physical layer

identical to

ISO layer 1

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* medium access control

(MAC)

layer

to manage

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communications

over the link

* logical link control

(LLC)

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layer,

which

provides

a form

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of multiplexing

to handle

multiple-source data

(a number

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of users

attached to

one host).

In addition,

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the LLC layer

assembles

the data

into a frame

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complete with

address

and error checking bits

and

 

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disassembles

them

on receipt.

For a particular LLC protocol

 

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there

may be

several different MAC options

provided,

 

 

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since

this

is

the protocol layer

 

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in which

the differences

in topology

are

involved

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The major standards activity

for LAN networks

has been developed by

the US Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

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(IEEE).

Their work

has been organised into

a number

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of committees,

of which

some

are

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specified --t restricted

 

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multiple---ambiguous beyond-group---cataphora substitution

 

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as follows:

* 802.2

Logical link control (LLC)

* 802.3

 

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CSMA/CD networks

(Ethernet, etc.)

* 802.5

Token ring networks

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