Computer Networks, 5th edition
Published by Pearson (September 27th 2010) - Copyright © 2011
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Computer Networks, 5/e is appropriate for Computer Networking or Introduction to Networking courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, CIS, MIS, and Business Departments.
Tanenbaum takes a structured approach to explaining how networks work from the inside out. He starts with an explanation of the physical layer of networking, computer hardware and transmission systems; then works his way up to network applications. Tanenbaum's in-depth application coverage includes email; the domain name system; the World Wide Web (both client- and server-side); and multimedia (including voice over IP, Internet radio video on demand, video conferencing, and streaming media. Each chapter follows a consistent approach: Tanenbaum presents key principles, then illustrates them utilizing real-world example networks that run through the entire book—the Internet, and wireless networks, including Wireless LANs, broadband wireless and Bluetooth. The Fifth Edition includes a chapter devoted exclusively to network security. The textbook is supplemented by a Solutions Manual, as well as a Website containing PowerPoint slides, art in various forms, and other tools for instruction, including a protocol simulator whereby students can develop and test their own network protocols.
Table of contents
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 2 THE PHYSICAL LAYER
CHAPTER 3 THE DATA LINK LAYER
CHAPTER 4 THE MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL SUBLAYER
CHAPTER 5 THE NETWORK LAYER
CHAPTER 6 THE TRANSPORT LAYER
CHAPTER 7 THE APPLICATION LAYER
CHAPTER 8 NETWORK SECURITY
CHAPTER 9 READING LIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
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