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Old 11-23-2007, 04:36 AM   #1
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synchronous and asynchronous


what is type of communication that happens in a wifi network? is it synchronous or an asynchronous communication?what is the diff between the two?
 
Old 11-23-2007, 11:29 PM   #2
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It's half-duplex. Think speakerphone vs. regular telephone.
 
Old 11-25-2007, 11:02 PM   #3
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Hi,

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what is type of communication that happens in a wifi network? is it synchronous or an asynchronous communication?what is the diff between the two?
Let's get on a level playing field. Synchronous or asynchronous that is the question. Compare the definitions. How are we communicating? Get the idea?

You post, I read the post. Then I respond...
 
Old 11-25-2007, 11:16 PM   #4
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In the semantic soup we have:
synchronous, meaning time-correlated with something else--eg a clock.
asynchronous---the opposite.
simples, duplex, and half-duplex--none of which relate to (a)synchronous

(I think) wi-fi is just like any internet communication: signals (packets) go both ways at random--it just happens to be in the ether instead of a wire.
 
  


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