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Computer networks
Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Computer networks
5th ed.
Andrew S. Tanenbaum, David J. Wetherall

Published by Pearson Prentice Hall in Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. Uses of computer networks : Business applications ; Home applications ; Mobile users ; Social issues
Network hardware : Personal area networks ; Local area networks ; Metropolitan area networks ; Wide area networks ; Internetworks
Network software : Protocol hierarchies ; Design issues for the layers ; Connection-oriented versus connectionless service ; Service primitives ; The relationship of services to protocols
Reference models : The OSI reference model ; The TCP/IP reference model ; The model used in this book ; A comparison of the OSI and TCP/IP reference models ; A critique of the OSI model and protocols ; A critique of the TCP/IP reference model
Example networks : The internet ; Third-generation mobile phone networks ; Wireless LANs: 802.11 ; RFID and sensor networks
Network standardization : Who's who in the telecommunications world ; Who's who in the international standards world ; Who's who in the internet standards world
Metric units
Outline of the rest of the book
2. The physical layer. The theoretical basis for data communication : Fourier analysis ; Bandwidth-limited signals ; The maximum data rate of a channel
Guided transmission media : Magnetic media ; Twisted pairs ; Coaxial cable ; Power lines ; Fiber optics
Wireless transmission : The electromagnetic spectrum ; Radio transmission ; Microwave transmission ; Infrared transmission ; Light transmission
Communication satellites : Geostationary satellites ; Medium-earth orbit satellites ; Low-earth orbit satellites ; Satellites versus fiber
Digital modulation and multiplexing : Baseband transmission ; Passband transmission ; Frequency division multiplexing ; Time division multiplexing ; Code division multiplexing
The public switched telephone network : Structure of the telephone system ; The politics of telephones ; The local loop: modems, ADSL, and fiber ; Trunks and multiplexing ; Switching
The mobile telephone system : First-generation (coco1G) mobile phones: analog voice ; Second-generation (2G) mobile phones: digital voice ; Third-generation (3G) mobile phones: digital voice and date
Cable television : Community antenna television ; Internet over cable ; Spectrum allocation ; Cable modems ; ADSL versus cable
3. The data link layer. Data link layer design issues : Services provided to the network layer ; Framing ; Error control ; Flow control
Error detection and correction : Error-correcting codes ; Error-detecting codes
Elementary data link protocols : A Utopian simplex protocol ; A simplex stop-and-wait protocol for an error-free channel ; A simplex stop-and-wait protocol for a noisy channel
Sliding window protocols : A one-bit sliding window protocol ; A protocol using go-back-n ; A protocol using selective repeat
Example data link protocols : Packet over SONET ; ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber loop)
4. The medium access control sublayer. The channel allocation problem : Static channel allocation ; Assumptions for dynamic channel allocation
Multiple access protocols : ALOHA ; Carrier sense multiple access protocols ; Collision-free protocols ; Limited-contention protocols ; Wireless LAN protocols
Ethernet : Classic ethernet physical layer ; Classic ethernet MAC sublayer protocol ; Ethernet performance ; Switched ethernet ; Fast ethernet ; Gigabit ethernet ; 10-gigabit ethernet ; Retrospective on ethernet
Wireless LANs : The 802.11 architecture and protocol stack ; The 802.11 physical layer ; The 802.11 MAC sublayer protocol ; The 802.11 frame structure ; Services
Broadband wireless : Comparison of 802.16 with 802.11 and 3G ; The 802.16 architecture and protocol stack ; The 802.16 physical layer ; The 802.16 MAC sublayer protocol ; The 802.16 frame structure
Bluetooth : Bluetooth architecture ; Bluetooth applications ; The bluetooth protocol stack ; The bluetooth radio layer ; The bluetooth link layers ; The bluetooth frame structure
RFID : EPC gen 2 architecture ; EPC gen 2 physical layer ; EPC gen 2 tag identification layer ; Tag identification message formats
Data link layer switching : Uses of bridges ; Learning bridges ; Spanning tree bridges ; Repeaters, hubs, bridges, switches, routers, and gateways ; Virtual LANs
5. The network layer. Network layer design issues : Store-and-forward packet switching ; Services provided to the transport layer ; Implementation of connectionless service ; Implementation of connection-oriented service ; Comparison of virtual-circuit and datagram networks
Routing algorithms : The optimality principle ; Shortest path algorithm ; Flooding ; Distance vector routing ; Link state routing ; Hierarchical routing ; Broadcast routing ; Multicast routing ; Anycast routing ; Routing for mobile hosts ; Routing in ad hoc networks
Congestion control algorithms : Approaches to congestion control : Traffic-aware routing ; Admission control ; Traffic throttling ; Load shedding
Quality of service : Application requirements ; Traffic shaping ; Packet scheduling ; Admission control ; Integrated services ; Differentiated services
Internetworking : How networks differ ; How networks can be connected ; Tunneling ; Internetwork routing ; Packet fragmentation
The network layer in the internet : The IP version 4 protocol ; IP addresses ; IP version ; Internet control protocols ; Label switching and MPLS ; OSPF, an interior gateway routing protocol ; BGP, the exterior gateway routing protocol ; Internet multicasting ; Mobile IP
6. The transport layer. The transport service : Services provided to the upper layers ; Transport service primitives ; Berkeley sockets ; An example of socket programming: an internet file server
Elements of transport protocols : Addressing ; Connection establishment ; Connection release ; Error control and flow control ; Multiplexing ; Crash recovery
Congestion control : Desirable bandwidth allocation ; Regulating the sending rate ; Wireless issues
The internet transport protocols: UDP : Introduction to UDP ; Remote procedure call ; Real-time transport protocols ; The internet transport protocols: TCP : Introduction to TCP ; The TCP service model ; The TCP protocol ; The TCP segment header ; TCP connection establishment ; TCP connection release ; TCP connection management modeling ; TCP sliding window ; TCP timer management ; TCP congestion control : The future of TCP
Performance issues : Performance problems in computer networks ; Network performance measurement ; Host design for fast networks ; Fast segment processing ; Header compression ; Protocols for long fat networks
Delay-tolerant networking : DTN architecture ; The bundle protocol
7. The application layer. DNS, the domain name system : The DNS name space ; Domain resource records ; Name servers
Electronic mail : Architecture and services ; The user agent ; Message formats ; Message transfer ; Final delivery
The world wide web : Architectural overview ; Static web pages ; Dynamic web pages and web applications ; HTTP, the hypertext transfer protocol ; The mobile web ; Web search
Streaming audio and video : Digital audio ; Digital video ; Streaming stored media ; Streaming live media ; Real-time conferencing
Content delivery : Content and internet traffic ; Server farms and web proxies ; Content delivery networks ; Peer-to-peer networks
8. Network security. Cryptography : Introduction to cryptography ; Substitution ciphers ; Transposition ciphers ; One-time pads ; Two fundamental cryptographic principles
Symmetric-key algorithms : DES, the data encryption standard ; AES, the advanced encryption standard ; Cipher modes ; Other ciphers ; Cryptanalysis
Public-key algorithms : RSA ; Other public-key algorithms
Digital signatures : Symmetric-key signatures ; Public-key signatures ; Message digests ; The birthday attack
Management of public keys : Certificates ; X.509 ; Public key infrastructures
Communication security : IPsec ; Firewalls ; Virtual private networks ; Wireless security
Authentication protocols : Authentication based on a shared secret key ; Establishing a shared key: the Diffie-Hellman key exchange ; Authentication using a key distribution center ; Authentication using Kerberos ; Authentication using public-key cryptography
Email security : PGP, pretty good privacy ; S/MIME
Web security : Threats ; Secure naming ; SSL, the secure sockets layer ; Mobile code security
Social issues : Privacy ; Freedom of speech ; Copyright
9. Reading list and bibliography. Suggestions for further reading : Introduction and general works ; The physical layer ; The data link layer ; The medium access control sublayer ; The network layer ; The transport layer ; The application layer ; Network security
Alphabetical bibliography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 004.6
Library of Congress TK5105.5 .T36 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination xxii, 933 p. :
Number of pages 933

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24991169M
ISBN 10 0132126958
ISBN 13 9780132126953
LC Control Number 2010034366
OCLC/WorldCat 660087726

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