While we are all becoming familiar with the Internet, which uses the Transfer Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), more and more additions and changes emerge every year, including protocols that support multimedia, encryption, and other methods of secure data transfer. This book focuses on the design and implementation of these computer network information transfer protocols. Using the Internet as a running case study throughout the book, the authors introduce a formal notation for writing network protocols and organize their discussion around protocol functions.
How to Specify Network Protocols.
First Protocol Examples.
More on Processes.
Data Transfer and Multiplexing.
Maintaining Topology Information.
The Abstraction of Perfect Channel.
The Abstraction of Virtual Neighborhood.
Naming and Name Resolution.
Broadcast and Multicast.
Protocol Layers and Hierarchies.
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 22nd April 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.13
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 1