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Data and Computer Network Communication

Shashi Banzal

ISBN 10: 813180139X / ISBN 13: 9788131801390
Published by Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2007
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The subject of computer networking is enormously complex, involving many concepts, protocols, and technologies that are woven together in an intricate manner. To cope with this scope and complexity, many computer networking texts are often organized around the "layers" of a network architecture. With a layered organisation, students can see through the complexity of computer networking-they learn about the distinct concepts and protocols in one part of the architecture while seeing big picture of how all parts fit together. For example, many texts are organised around the seven-layer OSI architecture. From a pedagogical perspective our personal experience has been that such a layered approach to teaching is indeed highly desirable. Nevertheless, we have found the traditional approach of teaching bottom-up-that is, from the physical layer towards the application layer - is not the best approach for a modern course on computer networking. This textbook is for a list course on computer networking. It can be used in both Computer Science and Electronic Engineering departements. In terms of programming languages, the book assumes only that the student has experience with data computer network communications. Although this book is more precise and analytical than many other introductory computer networking texts, it rarely uses any mathematical concepts that are not taught in high school. The book is therefore appropriate for undergraduate courses and for first-year graduate courses. It should also be useful to practioners in the telecommuncations industry. Contents: PART 1 : COMPUTER COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK BASICS 1. Overview of Computer Communication and Networking 2. Network Models PART 2 : PHYSICAL LAYER 3. Data Transmission Signals 4. Multiplexing and Switching 5. Transmission Media 6. Telecommunication 7. Cable Television 8. High Speed Digital Access-Sonet PART 3 : DATA LINK LAYER 9. Data Link Layer 10. Error Control 11. Data Link Layer Protocols 12. Channel PART 4 : THE MEDIA ACCESS CONTROL SUBLAYER (MAC) 13. Medium Access Control (MAC) PART 5 : LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN) 14. Ethernet 15. Token Ring 16. Bluetooth 17. Virtual LAN (VLAN) 18. Wireless Transmission 19. Frame Relay 20. ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) 21. Fiber Distributed Data Interface 22. Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) 23. Switched Multimegabit Data Service PART 6 : NETWORK LAYER 24. Network Layer Overview 25. Internetworking 26. Routing Basics PART 7 : FLOW AND CONGESTION CONTROL 27. Flow Control Basics 28. Bridge Basics PART 8 : TRANSPORT LAYER 29. Transport Layer Protocols PART 9 : PRESENTATION AND APPLICATION LAYER 30. Application Layer APPENDICES NETWORK TERMINOLOGY GLOSSARY INDEX Printed Pages: 766. Bookseller Inventory # 55545

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Title: Data and Computer Network Communication

Publisher: Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: First edition.

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