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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A comprehensive Companion Websitewhich includes additional learning material, links to relevant online resources, and lab material. It’s not a really high-level book or anything, but it’s pretty thorough it breadth. I felt disappointed in Chapter 8, I wish it had much more depth than it did.
Netsork me, this textbook was a pretty dry read and I sometimes had trouble pushing through the weekly reading assignments. Trivia About Computer Networki Resource Reservation and Call Admission 7. As with all previous editions, homework problems have been revised, added, and removed.
While still explicitly exposing the key ideas behind the socket API, Python code is easier to understand for the novice programmer. Control Plane The Link Layer: 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 termin Great form of an introduction to the networking goss, perhaps a little too simplified for an IT student, but overtly simplistic enough for someone embarking on the journey down the bit-stream.
The site also has interactive quizzes that permit students to check their basic understanding of the subject matter.
Kurose has received a number of recognitions for his educational activities including Outstanding Teacher Awards from the National Technological University eight timesthe University of Massachusetts, and the Northeast Association of Graduate Schools. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The chapter now includes an in-depth discussion of streaming video, including adaptive eoss, and an entirely new and modernized discussion of CDNs. It had quite a few analogies and real-world examples that aided in understanding.
In Chapter 4, the section on router nehwork has been significantly updated, reflecting ckmputer developments and practices in the field. Aug 23, Roberto! Netflix, YouTube, and KanKan 7.
Moreover, unlike Java, Python provides access to raw sockets, enabling students to build a larger variety of network applications. The approach it takes, as per title, is a top down approach which I find to prefer over a bottom-up one. While still explicitly exposing the key ideas behind the socket API, Python code is easier to understand for the novice programmer. The Web site also provides a number of detailed programming assignments, which include building a multithreaded Web server, building an e-mail client compuetr a GUI interface, programming the sender and receiver sides of a reliable data transport protocol, programming a distributed routing algorithm, and more.
Return to Book Page. A Top-Down Approach, 5th Edition. This boo This is one of the best technical books I’ve read. Aug 24, Nikolas Mavrogeneiadis rated it really liked it. One nice feature for teachers is that one can generate, and then netwlrk the solution for, a new instance of a problem that is similar to, but not exactly the same as, an end-of-chapter problem.
I had tried to learn computer networks before – starting from the lowest layer – and didn’t get very far. May 08, Anne-Laure rosz it it was amazing. In Chapter 2, Python has replaced Java for the presentation of socket programming. Starting from the cherry this book’s approach really spiced my appetite for the whole cake. In this edition, we are instead using a cloverleafwhich should evoke routers, switches, or Internet exchange points for most of you.
The s 64 1. Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment. The traceroute drills I found totally useless and annoying.
Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach by James F. Kurose
The Companion Web site has been significantly expanded and enriched to include VideoNotes and interactive exercises. Posted in Computer Networking: Chapter 1 has been updated to reflect the ever-growing reach and use of the Internet.
I learned the material from it that I needed to learn.
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