Communication Networks: Fundamental Concepts and Key Architectures
2 Revised edition
1 Jan 2003
McGraw Hill Higher Education
This book is designed for introductory one-semester or one-year courses in communications networks in upper-level undergraduate programs. The second half of the book can be used in more advanced courses. As pre-requisites, the book assumes a general knowledge of computer systems and programming, and elementary calculus. The second edition expands on the success of the first edition by updating on technological changes in networks and responding to comprehensive market feedback.