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Star network

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A Star network is one of the most common computer network topologies. [1]

12 relations: Coaxial cable, Computer network, Graph (discrete mathematics), Host (network), Hub (network science), Network topology, Optical fiber, Repeater, Single point of failure, Spoke–hub distribution paradigm, Star (graph theory), Twisted pair.

Coaxial cable

Cross-sectional view of a coaxial cable Coaxial cable, or coax (pronounced), is a type of electrical cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, surrounded by a tubular conducting shield.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Graph (discrete mathematics)

In mathematics, and more specifically in graph theory, a graph is a structure amounting to a set of objects in which some pairs of the objects are in some sense "related".

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Host (network)

A network host is a computer or other device connected to a computer network.

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Hub (network science)

In network science, a hub is a node with a number of links that greatly exceeds the average.

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Network topology

Network topology is the arrangement of the elements (links, nodes, etc.) of a communication network.

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Optical fiber

An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.

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Repeater

In telecommunications, a repeater is an electronic device that receives a signal and retransmits it.

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Single point of failure

A single point of failure (SPOF) is a part of a system that, if it fails, will stop the entire system from working.

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Spoke–hub distribution paradigm

The spoke-hub distribution paradigm is a form of transport topology optimization in which traffic routes are organized as a series of 'spokes' that connect outlying points to a central 'hub.' Simple forms of this distribution/connection model may be contrasted with point-to-point transit systems in which each point has a direct route to every other point, and which was the principal method of transporting passengers and freight until the 1970s.

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Star (graph theory)

In graph theory, a star Sk is the complete bipartite graph K1,k: a tree with one internal node and k leaves (but, no internal nodes and k + 1 leaves when k ≤ 1).

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Twisted pair

Twisted pair cabling is a type of wiring in which two conductors of a single circuit are twisted together for the purposes of improving electromagnetic compatibility.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_network

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