Data and Computer Communications
Edition 7 Revised ed of US ed
OverviewFor a one/two-semester courses in Computer Networks, Data Communications, and Communications Networks in CS, CIS, and Electrical Engineering departments. With a focus on the most current technology and a convenient modular format, this best-selling text offers a clear and comprehensive survey of the entire data and computer communications field. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles as well as the critical role of performance in driving protocol and network design, it explores in detail all the critical technical areas in data communications, wide-area networking, local area networking, and protocol design. It covers the material in the Computer Communication and Networking core course of the joint ACM/IEEE Computing Curricula 2001.