Data and Computer Communications – William Stallings – 8th Edition

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Two-time winner of the best and textbook of the year award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association, including the current edition.

For a one/two-semester courses in Computer Networks, Data Communications, and Communications Networks in CS, CIS, and departments.

With a focus on the most current technology and a convenient modular format, this best-selling text offers a clear and comprehensive survey of the entire data and computer communications field. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles as well as the critical role of performance in driving protocol and design, it explores in detail all the critical technical areas in data communications, wide-area networking, local area networking, and protocol design. The Eighth Edition provides updated coverage of multimedia, Gigabit and 10 Gbps Ethernet, WiFi/IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs, security, and more.

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  • Chapter 0 Reader's and Instructor's Guide

    I. OVERVIEW
    1. Data Communications, Data Networking, and the Internet
    2. Protocol Architecture, TCP/IP, and Internet-Based Applications

    II. DATA COMMUNICATIONS
    3. Data Transmission
    4. Guided and Wireless Transmission
    5. Signal Encoding Techniques
    6. Digital Data Communication Techniques
    7. Data Link Control
    8. Multiplexing
    9. Spread Spectrum

    III. WIDE AREA NETWORKS
    10. Circuit Switching and Packet Switching
    11. Asynchronous Transfer Mode
    12. Routing in Switched Networks
    13. Congestion Control in Switched Data Networks
    14. Cellular Wireless Networks

    IV. LOCAL AREA NETWORKS
    15. Local Area Network Overview
    16. High-Speed LANs
    17. Wireless LANs

    V. INTERNET AND TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS
    18. Internetwork Protocols
    19. Internetwork Operation
    20. Transport Protocols

    VI. INTERNET APPLICATIONS
    21. Network Security
    22. Internet Applications - Electronic Mail and Network Management
    23. Internet Applications - Internet Directory Service and World Wide Web
    24. Internet Applications - Multimedia

    APPENDICES
    Appendix A Fourier Analysis
    Appendix B Sockets Programming
    Appendix C Projects for Teaching Data and Computer Communications
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