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.
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): 24.38 x 16.33
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1