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Building on the successful top-down approach of previous editions, the Fifth Edition of Computer Networking continues 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 have revised and modernized treatment of some key chapters to integrate the most current and relevant networking technologies.

Networking today involves much more than standards specifying message formats and protocol behaviors—and it is far more interesting. Professors Kurose and Ross focus on describing emerging principles in a lively and engaging manner and then illustrate these principles with examples drawn from Internet architecture.

Book News Annotation:

Kurose (U. of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Ross' (Polytechnic Institute of NYU) updated textbook is suitable for use in a first course on computer networking, in both computer science and electrical engineering departments, and as a resource for telecommunications practitioners. Appropriate for undergraduate and first-year graduate courses, the text assumes students have experience with C, C++, or Java. The fifth edition includes an expanded network security chapter with new coverage of IPsec and virtual private networks, and a new lab on IPsec; added material on distribute hash tables; enhanced coverage of BitTorrent P2P; updated coverage of access networks, including cable, fiber-to-the-home, and DSL; a new finite-state machine description of TCP congestion control; and a substantially revised chapter on the link layer and LANs. Purchase of the text includes six months of prepaid access to a companion website. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

KEY BENEFIT: An emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encourages a lively, hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts. KEY TOPICS: Computer Networks and the Internet; Application Layer; Transport Layer; Network Layer; Link Layer and LANs; Wireless and Mobile Networks; Multimedia Networking; Security in Computer Networks; Network Management; New discussions of VPN, IPsec, VLAN and updated technology treatment. MARKET: A useful reference for computer networking professionals.

About the Author

James Kurose teaches at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research interests include network protocols and architecture, network measurement, sensor networks, multimedia communication, and modeling and performance evaluation. He received his PhD from Columbia University.

Keith Ross is a professor of computer science at Polytechnic University. He has worked in peer-to-peer networking, Internet measurement, video streaming, Web caching, multi-service loss networks, content distribution networks, voice over IP, optimization, queuing theory, optimal control of queues, and Markov decision processes. Professor Ross received his PhD in Computer and Control Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Computer Networks and the Internet

Chapter 2 Application Layer

Chapter 3 Transport Layer

Chapter 4 The Network Layer

Chapter 5 The Link Layer and Local Area Networks

Chapter 6 Wireless and Mobile Networks 

Chapter 7 Multimedia Networking

Chapter 8 Security in Computer Networks

Chapter 9 Network Management

Product Details

ISBN:
9780136079675
Author:
Kurose, James F.
Publisher:
Addison Wesley Longman
Author:
Ross, Keith W.
Author:
Kurose, James F.
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Computer networks
Subject:
Internet
Copyright:
Publication Date:
March 2009
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7.6 x 1.4 in 1302 gr

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"Synopsis" by , KEY BENEFIT: An emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encourages a lively, hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts. KEY TOPICS: Computer Networks and the Internet; Application Layer; Transport Layer; Network Layer; Link Layer and LANs; Wireless and Mobile Networks; Multimedia Networking; Security in Computer Networks; Network Management; New discussions of VPN, IPsec, VLAN and updated technology treatment. MARKET: A useful reference for computer networking professionals.
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