Computer Networking – James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross – 3rd Edition


Revised to reflect the rapid changes in the field of , provides a top-down approach to this study by beginning with -level and then working down the protocol stack. An early emphasis is placed on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces to allow readers to get their “hands-dirty” with and networking concepts in the context of they will use in the industry.

Networking today is much more (and far more interesting) than standards specifying message formats and protocol behaviors. Professors and Ross focus on describing emerging principles in a lively and engaging manner and then illustrate these principles with examples drawn from .

Table of Contents

1. Computer Networks and the Internet.
2. Application Layer.
3. Transport Layer.
4. Networking Layer & Routing.
5. Link Layer.
6. Wireless & Mobility.
7. Multimedia.
8. Security.
9. Network Management.
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