19. groupware

EXERCISE 19.18 [extra - not in book]

Define the following three terms:
  • bandwidth
  • latency
  • jitter
Make sure that your definitions clearly demonstrate the differences between them.

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Different properties of a network/telecomms channel

  • bandwidth – amount/rate of information transfer
  • latency – average end-to-end delay
  • jitter – variation in delay

Other exercises in this chapter

ex.19.1 (ans), ex.19.2 (ans), ex.19.3 (tut), ex.19.4 (tut), ex.19.5 (tut), ex.19.6 (tut), ex.19.7 (tut), ex.19.8 (tut), ex.19.9 (tut), ex.19.10 (tut), ex.19.11 (tut), ex.19.12 (tut), ex.19.13 (tut), ex.19.14 (tut), ex.19.15 (tut), ex.19.16 (tut), ex.19.17 (tut), ex.19.18 (tut), ex.19.19 (tut), ex.19.20 (tut)

all exercises for this chapter