Data and Computer Communications,International Edition

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Two-time winner of the best Computer Science and Engineering textbook of the year award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association


For a one/two-semester courses in Computer Networks, Data Communications, and Communications Networks in CS, CIS, and Electrical Engineering 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 network design, it explores in detail all the critical technical areas in data communications, wide-area networking, local area networking, and protocol design.
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  • Mixed media product | 912 pages
  • 179 x 234 x 34mm | 1,280g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • 1292014385
  • 9781292014388
  • 314,522

Table of contents

Preface
About the Author

Chapter 0 Guide for Readers and Instructors 0.1 Outline of the Book

0.2 A Roadmap for Readers and Instructors

0.3 Internet and Web Resources

0.4 Standards



UNIT ONE FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING
PART ONE OVERVIEW
Chapter 1 Data Communications, Data Networks, and the Internet 1.1 Data Communications and Networking for Today's Enterprise

1.2 A Communications Model

1.3 Data Communications

1.4 Networks

1.5 The Internet

1.6 An Example Configuration



Chapter 2 Protocol Architecture, TCP/IP, and Internet-Based Applications 2.1 The Need for a Protocol Architecture

2.2 A Simple Protocol Architecture

2.3 The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture

2.4 Standardization within a Protocol Architecture

2.5 Traditional Internet-Based Applications

2.6 Multimedia

2.7 Sockets Programming

2.7 Recommended Reading

2.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Appendix 2A The Trivial File Transfer Protocol



PART TWO DATA COMMUNICATIONS
Chapter 3 Data Transmission 3.1 Concepts and Terminology

3.2 Analog and Digital Data Transmission

3.3 Transmission Impairments

3.4 Channel Capacity

3.5 Recommended Reading

3.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Appendix 3A Decibels and Signal Strength



Chapter 4 Transmission Media 4.1 Guided Transmission Media

4.2 Wireless Transmission

4.3 Wireless Propagation

4.4 Line-of-Sight Transmission

4.5 Recommended Reading

4.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 5 Signal Encoding Techniques 5.1 Digital Data, Digital Signals

5.2 Digital Data, Analog Signals

5.3 Analog Data, Digital Signals

5.4 Recommended Reading

5.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 6 Error Detection and Correction 6.1 Types of Errors

6.2 Error Detection

6.3 Parity Check

6.4 The Internet Checksum

6.5 Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)

6.6 Forward Error Correction

6.7 Recommended Reading

6.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 7 Data Link Control Protocols 7.1 Flow Control

7.2 Error Control

7.3 High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC)

7.4 Recommended Reading

7.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Appendix 7A Performance Issues



Chapter 8 Multiplexing 8.1 Frequency-Division Multiplexing

8.2 Synchronous Time-Division Multiplexing

8.3 Cable Modems

8.4 Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

8.5 xDSL

8.6 Multiple Channel Access

8.7 Recommended Reading

8.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



PART THREE WIDE AREA NETWORKS
Chapter 9 WAN Technology and Protocols 9.1 Switched Communications Networks

9.2 Circuit Switching Networks

9.3 Circuit Switching Concepts

9.4 Softswitch Architecture

9.5 Packet-Switching Principles

9.6 Asynchronous Transfer Mode

9.7 Recommended Reading

9.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 10 Cellular Wireless Networks 10.1 Principles of Cellular Networks

10.2 Cellular Network Generations

10.3 LTE-Advanced

10.4 Recommended Reading

10.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



PART FOUR LOCAL AREA NETWORKS
Chapter 11 Local Area Network Overview 11.1 Bus and Tree Topologies

11.2 LAN Protocol Architecture

11.3 Bridges

11.4 Hubs and Switches

11.5 Virtual LANs

11.6 Recommended Reading

11.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 12 Ethernet 12.1 Traditional Ethernet

12.2 High-Speed Ethernet

12.3 IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Standard

12.4 Recommended Reading

12.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems

Appendix 12A Digital Signal Encoding for LANs

Appendix 12B Scrambling



Chapter 13 Wireless LANs 13.1 Overview

13.2 IEEE 802.11 Architecture and Services

13.3 IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control

13.4 IEEE 802.11Physical Layer

13.5 Gigabit Wi-Fi

13.6 IEEE 802.11 Security Considerations

13.7 Recommended Reading

13.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



PART FIVE INTERNET AND TRANSPORT LAYERS
Chapter 14 The Internet Protocol 14.1 Principles of Internetworking

14.2 Internet Protocol Operation

14.3 Internet Protocol

14.4 IPv6

14.5 Virtual Private Networks and IP Security

14.6 Recommended Reading

14.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 15 Transport Protocols 15.1 Connection-Oriented Transport Protocol Mechanisms

15.2 TCP

15.3 UDP

15.4 Recommended Reading

15.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



UNIT TWO ADVANCED TOPICS IN DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING
PART SIX DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND WIRELESS NETWORKS
Chapter 16 Advanced Data Communications Topics 16.1 Analog Data, Analog Signals

16.2 Forward Error Correction Codes

16.3 ARQ Performance Issues

16.4 Recommended Reading

16.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 17 Wireless Transmission Techniques 17.1 MIMO Antennas

17.2 OFDM, OFDMA, and SC-FDMA

17.3 Spread Spectrum

17.4 Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum

17.5 Code-Division Multiple Access

17.6 Recommended Reading

17.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 18 Wireless Networks 18.1 Fixed Broadband Wireless Access

18.2 WiMAX/IEEE 802.16

18.3 Bluetooth Overview

18.4 Bluetooth Radio Specification

18.5 Bluetooth Baseband Specification

18.6 Bluetooth Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol

18.7 Recommended Reading

18.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems




PART SEVEN INTERNETWORKING


Chapter 19 Routing 19.1 Routing in Packet-Switching Networks

19.2 Examples: Routing in ARPANET

19.3 Internet Routing Protocols

19.4 Least-Cost Algorithms

19.5 Recommended Reading

19.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 20 Congestion Control 20.1 Effects of Congestion

20.2 Congestion Control

20.3 Traffic Management

20.4 Congestion Control in Packet-Switching Networks

20.5 TCP Congestion Control

20.6 Datagram Congestion Control Protocol

20.7 Recommended Reading

20.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 21 Internetwork Operation 21.1 Multicasting

21.2 Software Defined Networks

21.3 OpenFlow

21.4 Mobile IP

21.5 Recommended Reading

21.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 22 Internetwork Quality of Service 22.1 QoS Architectural Framework

22.2 Integrated Services Architecture

22.3 Resource Reservation Protocol

22.4 Differentiated Services

22.5 Service Level Agreements

22.6 IP Performance Metrics

22.7 Recommended Reading

22.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 23 Multiprotocol Label Switching 23.1 The Role of MPLS

23.2 Background

23.3 MPLS Operation

23.4 Labels

23.5 FECs, LSPs, and Labels

23.6 Label Distribution

23.7 Traffic Engineering

23.8 Virtual Private Networks

23.9 Recommended Reading

23.10 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



PART EIGHT INTERNET APPLICATIONS
Chapter 24 Electronic Mail, DNS, and HTTP 24.1 Electronic Mail: SMTP and MIME

24.2 Internet Directory Service: DNS

24.3 Web Access: HTTP

24.4 Recommended Reading

24.5 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 25 Internet Multimedia Support 25.1 Real-Time Traffic

25.2 Voice Over IP

25.3 Session Initiation Protocol

25.4 Real-Time Transport Protocol

25.5 Recommended Reading

25.6 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



APPENDICES
Appendix A Fourier Analysis A.1 Fourier Series Representation of Periodic Signals

A.2 Fourier Transform Representation of Aperiodic Signals

A.3 Recommended Reading

Appendix B Projects and Other Student Exercises for Teaching Data and Computer Communications B.1 Animations and Animation Projects

B.2 Practical Exercises

B.3 Sockets Projects

B.4 Wireshark Projects

B.5 Simulation and Modeling Projects

B.6 Performance Modeling

B.7 Research Projects

B.8 Reading/Report Assignments

B.9 Writing Assignments

B.10 Discussion Topics

References
Index

ONLINE CHAPTERS AND APPENDICES[1] PART NINE NETWORK SECURITY

Chapter 26 Computer and Network Security Threats 26.1 Computer Security Concepts

26.2 Threats, Attacks, and Assets

26.3 Intruders

26.4 Malicious Software Overview

26.5 Viruses, Worms, and Bots

26.6 Recommended Reading

26.7 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Chapter 27 Computer and Network Security Techniques 27.1 Virtual Private Networks and IPsec

27.2 SSL and TLS

27.3 Wi-Fi Protected Access

27.4 Intrusion Detection

27.5 Firewalls

27.6 Malware Defense

27.7 Recommended Reading

27.8 Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems



Appendix C Standards Organizations
Appendix D Asynchronous and Synchronous Transmission
Appendix E The OSI Model
Appendix F The International Reference Alphabet
Appendix G Proof of the Sampling Theorem
Appendix H Ones Complement Representation and Addition
Appendix I Statistical TDM
Appendix J The Spanning Tree Algorithm
Appendix K LAN Performance IssuesAppendix L Matrix Multiplication and Determinants

Appendix M Queuing Effects


Appendix N Orthogonality, Correlation, and Autocorrelation


Appendix O TCP/IP Example
Appendix P Queue Management and Queueing DisciplineAppendix Q Cryptographic Algorithms


Appendix R Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) and Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs)


Appendix S Augmented Backus-Naur Form
Appendix T Derivations of Equations and Examples
Glossary
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