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Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th edition

  • James Kurose
  • Keith Ross

Published by Pearson (April 26th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

7th edition

Overview

For courses in Networking/Communications

 

Motivates readers with a top-down, layered approach to computer networking

Unique among computer networking texts, the Seventh Edition of the popular Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach builds on the author’s long tradition of teaching this complex subject through a layered approach in a “top-down manner.” The text works its way from the application layer down toward the physical layer, motivating readers by exposing them to important concepts early in their study of networking. Focusing on the Internet and the fundamentally important issues of networking, this text provides an excellent foundation for readers interested in computer science and electrical engineering, without requiring extensive knowledge of programming or mathematics. The Seventh Edition has been updated to reflect the most important and exciting recent advances in networking.


Table of contents

  1. Computer Networks and the Internet
  2. Application Layer
  3. Transport Layer
  4. The Network Layer: Data Plane
  5. The Network Layer: Control Plane
  6. The Link Layer: Links, Access Networks, and LANs
  7. Wireless and Mobile Networks
  8. Security in Computer Networks
  9. Multimedia Networking

 

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