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High-Speed Networks and Internets Performance and Quality of Service

ISBN-10: 0130322210
ISBN-13: 9780130322210
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $106.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/31/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 715
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

For courses in network protocols, high speed networks or advanced networking courses focusing on network protocols or high speed networks found in departments of Computer Science, Engineering, IT, and Continuing Education. High-speed networks dominate both the local area network (LAN) and wide-area network (WAN) markets because of the increased use of multimedia applications and the World Wide Web, and other high-volume needs of users. This book provides a comprehensive, integrated and up-to-date survey of the key issues of high speed TCP/IP networks, the technology that dominates the field of high-speed networking. The author discuses a wide range of design issues related to high-speed networks, including congestion control, provision of different levels of quality of service (QoS), resource reservation, unicast and multicast routing, and multimedia compression. The central theme of the book is the need to carry large volumes of traffic with different QoS requirements over networks operating at very high data rates.

Preface
Background
Introduction
A Brief Networking History
The Need for Speed and Quality of Service
Advanced TCP/IP and ATM Networks
Outline of the Book
Internet and Web Resources
Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite
The Need for a Protocol Architecture
The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
The OSI Model
Internetworking
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
TCP and IP
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
User Datagram Protocol
The Internet Protocol (IP)
IPv6
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
High-Speed Networks
Frame Relay
Packet-Switching Networks
Frame Relay Networks
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATM Protocol Architecture
ATM Logical Connections
ATM Cells
ATM Service Categories
ATM Adaptation Layer (AAL)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
High-Speed LANs
The Emergence of High-Speed LANs
Ethernet
Fibre Channel
Wireless LANs
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Performance Modeling and Estimation
Overview of Probability and Stochastic Process
Probability
Random Variables
Stochastic Processes
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
Queuing Analysis
How Queues Behave--A Simple Example
Why Queuing Analysis
Queuing Models
Single-Server Queues
Multiserver Queues
Examples
Queues with Priorities
Networks of Queues
Other Queuing Models
Estimating Model Parameters
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
Self-Similar Traffic
Self-Similarity
Self-Similar Data Traffic
Examples of Self-Similar Data Traffic
Performance Implications of Self-Similarity
Modeling and Estimation of Self-Similar Data Traffic
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
The Hurst Self-Similarity Parameter
Congestion and Traffic Management
Congestion Control in Data Networks and Internets
Effects of Congestion
Congestion and Control
Traffic Management
Congestion Control in Packet-Switching Networks
Frame Relay Congestion Control
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Link-Level Flow and Error Control
The Need for Flow and Error Control
Link Control Mechanisms
ARQ Performance
Recommended Reading
Problems
High-Level Data Link Control
TCP Traffic Control
TCP Flow Control
TCP Congestion Control
Performance of TCP Over ATM
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Traffic and Congestion Control in ATM Networks
Requirements for ATM Traffic and Congestion Control
ATM Traffic-Related Attributes
Traffic Management Framework
Traffic Control
ABR Traffic Management
GFR Traffic Management
Recommended Reading
Problems
Internet Routing
Overview of Graph Theory and Least-Cost Paths
Elementary Concepts of Graph Theory
Shortest Path Length Determination
Recommended Reading
Problems
Interior Routing Protocols
Internet Routing Principles
Distance-Vector Protocol: RIP
Link-State Protocol: OSPF
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
Exterior Routing Protocols and Multicast
Path-Vector Protocols: BGP and IDRP
Multicasting
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
Quality of Service in IP Networks
Integrated and Differentiated Services
Integrated Services Architecture (ISA)
Queuing Discipline
Random Early Detection
Differentiated Services
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Real-Time Traffic
Protocols for QoS Support
Resource Reservation: RSVP
Multiprotocol Label Switching
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Compression
Overview of Information Theory
Information and Entropy
Coding
Recommended Reading
Problems
Lossless Compression
Run-Length Encoding Techniques
Facsimile Compression
Arithmetic Coding
String-Matching Algorithms
Recommended Reading and Web Site
Problems
Lossy Compression
Discrete Cosine Transform
Wavelet Compression
JPEG Image Compression
MPEG Video Compression
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Appendices
Standards and Standards-Setting Organizations
The Importance of Standards
Standards and Regulation
Internet Standards and the Internet Society
The International Telecommunications Union
IEEE 802 Standards
Sockets
Versions of Sockets
Sockets, Socket Descriptors, Ports, and Connection
The Client/Server Model of Communication
Sockets Elements
Stream and Datagram Sockets
Run-Time Program Control
Remote Execution of a Windows Console Application
Glossary
References
Index

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