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The Principles of Computer Networking : London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes - D. Russell

The Principles of Computer Networking

London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes

Paperback Published: 15th January 1990
ISBN: 9780521339926
Number Of Pages: 534

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An immensely important area, this introduction to computer networking covers everything from systems linked by telephone lines to tightly coupled networks of processors using high speed lines, and the correspondingly broad range of techniques that are needed. The emphasis lies on understanding the principles involved, rather than being bound to specific systems or protocols that may rapidly become out of date. A detailed discussion of standards and systems is given where they are widely accepted and likely to be long-lasting. In particular the ARPANET and OSI standards are explained. The author's style is extremely accessible, and many "real-life" examples illustrate the text.

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Data transmission
Error detection and recovery
Shared media
Flow control
Network routing and congestion
Network service and interface
Terminal support
Presentation
File transfer and access
Network mail
Application level services
Performance and system issues
Network management
Security and authentication
Gateways
Standards
Glossary
Index
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ISBN: 9780521339926
ISBN-10: 0521339928
Series: London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 534
Published: 15th January 1990
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.78

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