This book provides and introduction to the inner workings of computer networks, taking a unique ‘engineering' approach that helps readers gain insight into not just how but also why networks work the way they do.Table of ContentPrefaceIntroductionAtoms, Bits, and NetworksThe Telephone Network: Conce..
This book provides a comprehensive, self-contained tour through all of networking - from the lowest levels of data transmission and wiring to the highest levels of application software - explaining how underlying technologies provide services and how Internet applications use those services. For ins..
Computer Networks, Fifth Edition, is the ideal introduction to the networking field. This bestseller reflects the latest networking technologies with a special emphasis on wireless networking, including 802.11, 802.16, Bluetooth&trade, and 3G cellular, paired with fixed-n..