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Author Tanenbaum, Andrew S., 1944-

Title Computer networks / Andrew S. Tanenbaum
Edition Fourth edition
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall PTR ; [London] : Pearson Education, [2003]
©2003

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Description xx, 891 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Introduction. 1.1. Uses of Computer Networks. 1.2. Network Hardware. 1.3. Network Software. 1.4. Reference Models. 1.5. Example Networks. 1.6. Network Standardization. 1.7. Metric Units. 1.8. Outline of the Rest of the Book -- 2. The Physical Layer. 2.1. The Theoretical Basis for Data Communication. 2.2. Guided Transmission Media. 2.3. Wireless Transmission. 2.4. Communication Satellites. 2.5. The Public Switched Telephone Network. 2.6. The Mobile Telephone System. 2.7. Cable Television. 3. The Data Link Layer. 3.1. Data Link Layer Design Issues. 3.2. Error Detection and Correction. 3.3. Elementary Data Link Protocols. 3.4. Sliding Window Protocols. 3.5. Protocol Verification. 3.6. Example Data Link Protocols -- 4. The Medium Access Control Sublayer. 4.1. The Channel Allocation Problem. 4.2. Multiple Access Protocols. 4.3. Ethernet. 4.4. Wireless Lans. 4.5. Broadband Wireless. 4.6. Bluetooth. 4.7. Data Link Layer Switching -- 5. The Network Layer. 5.1. Network Layer Design Issues. 5.2. Routing Algorithms. 5.3. Congestion Control Algorithms. 5.4. Quality of Service. 5.5. Internetworking. 5.6. The Network Layer in the Internet -- 6. The Transport Layer. 6.1. The Transport Service. 6.2. Elements of Transport Protocols. 6.3. A Simple Transport Protocol. 6.4. The Internet Transport Protocols: UDP. 6.5. The Internet Transport Protocols: TCP. 6.6. Performance Issues -- 7. The Application Layer. 7.1. DNS - The Domain Name System. 7.2. Electronic Mail. 7.3. The World Wide Web. 7.4. Multimedia -- 8. Network Security. 8.1. Cryptography. 8.2. Symmetric-Key Algorithms. 8.3. Public-Key Algorithms. 8.4. Digital Signatures. 8.5. Management of Public Keys. 8.6. Communication Security. 8.7. Authentication Protocols. 8.8. E-mail Security. 8.9. Web Security. 8.10. Social Issues -- 9. Reading List and Bibliography. 9.1. Suggestions for Further Reading. 9.2. Alphabetical Bibliography
Notes Previous ed.: 1996
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 848-868) and index
Notes Available electronically by subscription
Mode of access: World Wide Web
English
Issuing Body Made available through: Safari Books Online, LLC
Subject Computer networks.
Author Safari Books Online (Firm)
LC no. 2002029263
ISBN 0130661023
0130384887 paperback