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Noun1.communications protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
file transfer protocol, FTP - protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
HTTP, hypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
musical instrument digital interface, MIDI - a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
TCP, transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
TCP/IP, transmission control protocol/internet protocol - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
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This collection of twenty three articles on communication protocols showcases current scholarship in wide variety of electronic and computerized network communications processes.
has begun shipping UTAdvanced controllers with a DeviceNet industrial communication protocol option which, combined with the support of the PROFIBUS-DP and CC-Link industrial communication protocols, gives customers a greater range of choices in configuring their systems.
of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia) describes how to develop effective communication protocols for large-scale systems.
Protocols bindings: Specifies the mapping of SAML request/response messages to standard communication protocols, such as SOAP/HTTP.
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Technical areas addressed by the EEG would include the technical requirements, functional specifications, data and metadata formats, and communication protocols, as necessary, for the enterprise service platform as well as new technical requirements for the base service platform.

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