The term communications is used in a number of disciplines:
Information transfer, among users or processes, according to agreed conventions (see communications protocol).
- The branch of technology concerned with the representation, transfer, interpretation, and processing of data among persons, places, and machines also known as information systems.
- Note: The meaning assigned to the data must be preserved during these operations.
Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188
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