Computer networking : a top-down approach /
By: Kurose, James F
Title By: Ross, Keith WMaterial type: BookPublisher: Boston : Pearson, c2017.Edition: 7th ed.Description: xxvi, 824 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780133594140Subject(s): Internet | Computer networksDDC classification: 004.6 KU CO
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 741-782) and index.
ch. 1. Computer networks and the internet
ch. 2. Application layer
ch. 3. Transport layer
ch. 4. The network layer: data plane
ch. 5. The network layer: control plane
ch. 6. The link layer and LANs
ch. 7. Wireless and mobile networks
ch. 8. Security in computer networks
ch. 9. Multimedia 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.