Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach 5th  Edition

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach 5th Edition (English, Paperback, James F. Kurose)

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Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach 5th Edition  (English, Paperback, James F. Kurose)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Pearson
    • Genre: Higher Education
    • ISBN: 9789332585492, 8131790541
    • Edition: 5th Edition, 2012
    • Pages: 888
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    Building on the successful top-down approach of previous editions, the Fifth Edition of Computer Networking continues with an early emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encouraging a hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts. With this edition, Kurose and Ross have revised and modernized treatment of some key chapters to integrate the most current and relevant networking technologies.
    Networking today involves much more than standards specifying message formats and protocol behaviors—and it is far more interesting. Professors Kurose and Ross focus on describing emerging principles in a lively and engaging manner and then illustrate these principles with examples drawn from Internet architecture.

    Salient Features

    • A balanced presentation focuses on the Internet as a specific motivating example of a  network and also introduces students to protocols in a more theoretical context
    • A chapter on wireless and mobility includes insight into 802.11 and coverage of ad hoc networking
    • Principles and Practice boxes throughout demonstrate real-world applications of the principles studied
    • Case History boxes are sprinkled in to help tell the story of the history and development of computer networking
    • Material on application programming development is included, along with numerous programming assignments
    • A highly developed art program enhances the descriptions of concepts
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    Publication Year
    • 2012
    Table of Contents
    • 1. Computer Networks and the Internet
      2. Application Layer
      3. Transport Layer
      4. The Network Layer
      5. The Link Layer and Local Area Networks
      6. Wireless and Mobile Networks
      7. Multimedia Networking
      8. Security in Computer Networks
      9. Network Management

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    Degree/Diploma
    • M.Tech
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    • Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering
    Subject
    • Computer Systems
    Term
    • 8th Semester, 8th Semester, 5th Semester, 7th Semester, 7th Semester, 6th Semester
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    The Best Approach

    Since I was a beginner to Computer Networking, I asked around for a suggestion on picking up a book on Computer Networks. Everyone advised me to buy either Tanenbaum (which is considered a bible for Computer Networks) or Forouzan. But believe me, the Top-Down Approach is the best to get familiar quickly with this field.

    The book starts with the basics of Computer Networks and then covers all the Networking layers. Further the security and media streaming topics are covered in great detail. ...
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    Sumit Gera

    9 Jun, 2013

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    Nice product

    Two pages were half torn...so i deducted one star...overall great delivery and book
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    Flipkart Customer

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    very good for beginners

    If you know nothing about networking, but want to master it, then this book is for you. the way author has explained things is very neat. the content layout. Practical examples at the end of every chapter will ensure you master the crucial concepts. Go for it without further thinking. Y'll love it. You'll be obsessed, you will not want to leave it there lying idle on table.
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    Lakshmi Sai Ram

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    17 Apr, 2014

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    Fantastic book

    overview: this is the right book to get your fundamentals in computer network concepts solidified.it is meant only for computer engineering students. it does deeply handle electrical aspects of networking.

    pros:
    1. the book is broken into perfect chapters with each chapter explaining thoroughly the 5 layers of the Internet architecture.
    2. it has brilliant exercise sections with both numerical and theoretical sections enough to give you complete mastery on the chapter.
    3. it is useful fo...
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    Sachit.M Nayak

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    Best book for detailed and easy description of network topics

    This is one of a best book for learning or revising network topics. It takes a detailed approach which makes the concepts easy and less intimidating.

    For students preparing for CCNA, if CCNA book looks too techy and difficult then I suggest to read and understand basics from this book and then jump onto CCNA prescribed book.

    I used this book for my Masters studies in US.
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    Revathi

    6 Sep, 2013

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    5

    This is THE book!

    This is the best book for every beginner out there who wants to learn computer networking....
    Some may recommend Fourzan...but this better...trust me...
    everything is explained so neatly with lucid examples of Alice and Bob!
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    Jay Udani

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    10 Sep, 2015

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    HAT'S OFF to SIR JAMES F. KUROSE and SIR KEITH W. ROSS

    Best book for networking that I have ever read. Very very good concepts . This book starts from beginner level and the reader can go any level he / she wants to be. It has many references for any topic you want to read further (If this book has left something most deeper ) . Highly interactive book with easy language. It explains purpose of layers with real world examples that very well fit on technical details and takes thinking of the reader to implementation level. There is Wireshark Labs ...
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    Ankit Tiwari

    29 Jul, 2015

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    Worthless

    The product given to me was a used copy. Thought the condition is good but wasn't expected this from the seller. 1 star.
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    Gagan deep

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    17 Mar, 2018

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    Good choice

    nice book to read
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    Flipkart Customer

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    23 Sep, 2017

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    Don't waste your money

    Nice packing
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    Pooja Baranidharan

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    21 Sep, 2017

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