Computer Networking : A Top-down Approach

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Building on the successful top-down approach of previous editions, the Fourth Edition ofComputer Networkingcontinues with an early emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encouraging a hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts. With this edition, Kurose and Ross bring the issues of network security to the forefront, along with integration of the most current and relevant networking technologies. Computer Networks and the Internet; Application Layer; Transport Layer; The Network Layer; The Link Layer and Local Area Networks; Wireless and Mobile Networks; Multimedia Networking; Security in Computer Networks; Network Management. For all readers interested in computer networking technologies.

Author Biography

Keith Ross is the Leornard J. Shustek Distinguished Chair Professor in Computer Science at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn.

Table of Contents

Computer Networks and the Internet
What Is the Internet?
The Network Edge
The Network Core
Delay, Loss, and Throughput in Packet-Switched Networks
Protocol Layers and Their Service Models
Networks Under Attack
History of Computer Networking and the Internet
Application Layer
Principles of Network Applications
The Web and HTTP
File Transfer: FTP
Electronic Mail in the Internet
DNS-The Internetrsquo;s Directory Service
Peer-to-Peer Applications
Socket Programming with TCP
Socket Programming with UDP
Transport Layer
Introduction and Transport-Layer Services
Multiplexing and Demultiplexing
Connectionless Transport: UDP
Principles of Reliable Data Transfer
Connection-Oriented Transport: TCP
Principles of Congestion Control
TCP Congestion Control
The Network Layer
Virtual Ci
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