An Introduction to Computer Networks is a free and open general-purpose computer-networking textbook, complete with diagrams and exercises. It covers the LAN, internetworking and transport layers, focusing primarily on TCP/IP. Particular attention is paid to congestion; other special topics include queuing, real-time traffic, network management, security and the ns simulator.
Topics included: An Overview of Networks • Ethernet • Other LANs • Links • Packets • Abstract Sliding Windows • IP version 4 • IP version 6 • Routing-Update Algorithms • Large-Scale IP Routing • UDP Transport • TCP Transport • TCP Reno and Congestion Management • Dynamics of TCP Reno • Newer TCP Implementations • Network Simulations: ns-2 • The ns-3 Network Simulator • Queuing and Scheduling • Quality of Service • Network Management and SNMP • Security.
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Published: December, 2015
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File size: 5.26 MB
Number of pages: 691
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