The Internet Today

The Internet Today

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For undergraduate courses on the Internet. This book examines the Internet piece by piece, giving students a holistic perspective and understanding of this communications phenomenon. It provides technical information on the Internet and explores other Internet-related issues, such as other people's perceptions of the Internet, its impact on society, and the reason for its existence.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 277 pages
  • 189.5 x 230.6 x 13.2mm | 492.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130101397
  • 9780130101396

Table of contents

1. The Internet Introduced. 2. The TCP/IP Protocol: The Language of the Internet. 3. Internet Connectivity: Fundamental Issues. 4. Internet Connectivity: Network Technologies. 5. Primitive Applications. 6. The World Wide Web. 7. Breathing Life into the Web. 8. Modes of Communication. 9. The Evolving Internet. Conclusion: The Internet Today. Appendix 1: Suggested Resources: Periodicals. Appendix 2: Suggested Resources: URLs. Bibliography. Index.show more