James F. Kurose, University of Massachusetts, Amherst This item is out of print and has been replaced with Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Edition. James Kurose. Keith Ross. © |Pearson | Available. Share this page. Computer Networking: A. Anton said: It’s an amazing book about Computer Networking. With this edition, Kurose and Ross bring the issues of network security to the forefron Building.

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Each chapter covers a different network layer. Jun 03, Andrew Obrigewitsch rated it it was amazing Rosx HardcoverFourth Editionpages. Significant new material involving end-of-chapter problems has been added.

This book is amazingly compressive, yet understandable. I finally learned how the internet works! The book follows the idea of top-down approach through both ranges of topics discussed and the language used, as the abstraction level is further abstracted to real-life terminology anyone can grasp fast and easily.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. New to This Edition. Bellovin Chapter 9 Network Management 9. Share a link to All Resources. Bluetooth and Zipbee 6. Unique among computer networking texts, the Seventh Edition of the popular Computer Networking: Also, we have added a new section on data center networking, an important and hot topic in networking research today.

I usually found the beginning of each chapter interesting, but my interest tapered off about halfway through and the rest was a chore to get through. A better one would have been the bottom up approach.

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Exploring UDP Interview: I think one of the best parts of this textbook were the Wireshark labs at the companion website, which my professor used for some of our assignments. In my case i did not even know the actual difference between the router and bg switch, where does routing actually takes place, on which layer, which addressing is used. About the Author s.


IPsec and Virtual Private Networks 8. Chapter 5 has been reorganized and streamlined, accounting for the ubiquity of switched Ethernet in local area networks and the consequent increased use of Ethernet in point-to-point scenarios. Aside from my subjective complaint about the dryness of the material, my only other real complaint is in regard to the acronyms. Jul 17, Anton Comuter rated it it was amazing Recommended to Anton by: Networking is a very technical computfr and this book made learning it very easy.

Learning the mechanisms is the easy part.

A significant new section on the SDN control plane has been added, where routing and other functions roxs implemented in so-called SDN controllers. In Chapter 2, Python has replaced Java for the presentation of socket programming.

Case History boxes are sprinkled in to help tell the story of the history and development of computer networking. Forwarding and Addressing in the Internet 4. This is one of the best technical books I’ve read. With this edition, Kurose ros Ross bring the issues of network security to the forefront, along with integration of the most current and relevant networking technologies. The socket programming sections have been updated from Python 2 to Python 3.

Focusing on the Internet and the fundamentally important issues of networking, this text provides an excellent foundation for students in computer science and electrical engineering, without requiring extensive knowledge of programming or mathematics. In Chapter 4, the section on router architectures has been significantly updated, reflecting recent developments and practices in the field.


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Aug 23, Roberto! Chapter 7, which focuses on multimedia networking, has gone through a major revision. A chapter on wireless and mobility includes insight into At this website, students can generate, and then view solutions for, selected problems similar to those at the end of chapter.

Creating Network Applications 2. Also, a new section on data center networking has been added. One of my peers who’d worked in networks in industry for a few years learned new things from it from time to time. If you’re only a beginner, these almost insight pages may allow you to understand the ideas and cope with most of the tasks network-related.

This site uses cookies. I felt disappointed in Chapter 8, I wish it had much more depth than it did. Username Password Forgot your username or password? Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources.

Even the latter chapters, which touch more generally on things employed in networks but not necessarily being a core part of them, offer a broad and curiosity-inducing view, whilst also providing further readings if one is interested in diving more deeply in said topic. Re 7th edition The authors successfully make the deep details of networking understandable and even easy to read.

Principles and Practice boxes throughout demonstrate real-world applications of the principles studied. Share a link to All Resources. Dec 16, Karel Baloun rated it really liked it.