Types by Topology

We'll study the types of computer networks based on topologies in this lesson.

Computer networks can also be categorized in terms of network topologies that you might have studied about in a high school computer science class. These topologies include: bus, ring, star, tree, and mesh. Note that these topologies are strictly logical, i.e., they do not dictate how the wires would be connected physically, but they do dictate how the data flows in the network.

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