Data Networks / Edition 2

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Overview

Based on an extremely popular short course conducted by the authors for several Fortune 500 companies, this volume is designed to help professionals develop a deeper understanding of data networks and evolving integrated networks, and to explore today's various analysis and design tools. KEY TOPICS: It begins with an overview of the principles behind data networks, then develops an understanding of the modeling issues and mathematical analysis needed to compare the effectiveness of different networks. An ideal reference for Communication, Network, and Research and Development Engineers.

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Treats the basic principles and explains both existing networks and the evolution toward high-speed integrated networks. Assumes some background in elementary probability and in either electrical engineering or computer science, but is otherwise self-contained. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132009164
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 12/26/1991
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Layered Network Architecture.

2. Point to Point Protocols and Channels.

3. Delay Models in Data Networks.

4. Multiaccess Communication.

5. Routing in Data Networks.

6. Flow Control.

Appendix A: Review of Markov Chain Theory.

Appendix B: Summary of Results.

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