Computer Networking: A Top-down Approach Featuring the Internet / Edition 3

Computer Networking: A Top-down Approach Featuring the Internet / Edition 3

by James Kurose, Keith Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321227352

ISBN-13: 9780321227355

Pub. Date: 05/13/2004

Publisher: Pearson

Computer Networking provides a top-down approach to this study by beginning with applications-level protocols and then working down the protocol stack. Focuses on a specific motivating example of a network-the Internet-as well as introducing students to protocols in a more theoretical context. New short "interlude" on "putting it all together

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Computer Networking provides a top-down approach to this study by beginning with applications-level protocols and then working down the protocol stack. Focuses on a specific motivating example of a network-the Internet-as well as introducing students to protocols in a more theoretical context. New short "interlude" on "putting it all together" that follows the coverage of application, transport, network, and datalink layers ties together the various components of the Internet architecture and identifying aspects of the architecture that have made the Internet so successful. A new chapter covers wireless and mobile networking, including in-depth coverage of Wi-Fi, Mobile IP and GSM. Also included is expanded coverage on BGP, wireless security and DNS. This book is designed for readers who need to learn the fundamentals of computer networking. It also has extensive material, on the very latest technology, making it of great interest to networking professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321227355
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/13/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Computer networks and the Internet1
Ch. 2Application layer73
Ch. 3Transport layer183
Ch. 4The network layer299
Ch. 5The link layer and local area networks417
Ch. 6Wireless and mobile networks503
Ch. 7Multimedia networking565
Ch. 8Security in computer networks653
Ch. 9Network management729

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