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Home Networking Basis

version (218 KB) by Walter Chen
M-files for chapters 2-10 and Simulink models for Ethernet and Wireless Ethernet.


Updated 13 Aug 2003

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This is the first systematic technical guide to all leading transmission media and communication protocols for in-home networking. Using detailed simulation techniques provided as MATLAB® files and SIMULINK® models (downloadable from the companion website at, Walter Y. Chen covers the technical challenges and implementation of twisted-pair telephone wiring, coax, powerline, and RF transmission. Next, Chen thoroughly reviews each leading communications protocol: Ethernet, HomePNA 1.0/2.0, FireWire, X-10, CEBus, HomePlug, Wireless LAN, and HomeRF. Finally, he covers today's leading mechanisms and protocols for linking the Internet with home networks.

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Walter Chen (2022). Home Networking Basis (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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