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A network is a system of connection points that are loosely linked to allow the exchange of information or material resources among them. Characterized by their connectivity, that is, their technical capacity to be linked to a network that is itself connective, the points (nodes) are usually complementary and can function alternately as emitters, simple transmitters, or receivers of resources that can be rerouted by many nodes before reaching their final destination. An addressing system adapted to the specific network's nature must be put in place for the nodes to know which is the intended receiving point of a particular flow, a routing process that takes various forms depending on the type of system considered (human, technical, logical). In fact, although the concept of network ...

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