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Elements of Network Protocol Design - Mohamed G. Gouda

Elements of Network Protocol Design

Hardcover Published: 22nd April 1998
ISBN: 9780471197447
Number Of Pages: 528

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This book gives students and professionals alike both the understanding of fundamental principles and the practical guidance they need to develop successful protocol-based networking solutions. It provides Abstract Protocol notation (AP), a useful formal notation for specifying network protocols, step-by-step guidance on designing all types of network protocols, from basic routing and switching protocols to data compression and security protocols, detailed practical information on layered protocols and hierarchies, proven protocol-based solutions for many of today's most challenging networking problems, a concise presentation of the many protocols in the Internet, and more than 500 exercises to test and refine your skills.

How to Specify Network Protocols.

First Protocol Examples.

Network Processes.

More on Processes.

Transmission Errors.


Data Transfer and Multiplexing.

Error Detection.

Error Recovery.

Flow Control.

Maintaining Topology Information.

The Abstraction of Perfect Channel.



Congestion Control.

The Abstraction of Virtual Neighborhood.

Naming and Name Resolution.


Data Compression.

Broadcast and Multicast.

Application Structures.


Ring Networks.

Broadcast Networks.

Protocol Layers and Hierarchies.




ISBN: 9780471197447
ISBN-10: 0471197440
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 22nd April 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.38 x 16.33  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1