Computer Networking A Top-down Approach

ISBN-10: 0321497708

ISBN-13: 9780321497703

Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)

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Building on the successful top-down approach of previous editions, this fourth edition continues with an early emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encouraging a hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts.
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List price: $111.20
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

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.

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
Summary
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
Summary
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
Summary
The Network Layer
Introduction
Virtual Ci
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