Data and Computer Communications – William Stallings – 8th Edition

Two-time winner of the best Science and Engineering textbook of the year award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association, including the current edition.

For a one/two-semester courses in Computer Networks, Communications, and Communications Networks in CS, CIS, and Electrical Engineering departments.

With a focus on the most current and a convenient modular format, this best-selling text offers a clear and comprehensive survey of the entire data and field. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles as well as the critical role of performance in driving protocol and network , it explores in detail all the critical technical areas in data communications, wide-area networking, local area networking, and protocol . The Eighth Edition provides updated coverage of multimedia, Gigabit and 10 Gbps Ethernet, WiFi/IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs, security, and more.

Chapter 0 Reader’s and Instructor’s Guide

I. OVERVIEW
1. Data Communications, Data Networking, and the Internet
2. Protocol Architecture, TCP/IP, and Internet-Based Applications

II. DATA COMMUNICATIONS
3. Data Transmission
4. Guided and Wireless Transmission
5. Signal Encoding
6. Digital Data Communication Techniques
7. Data Link Control
8. Multiplexing
9. Spread Spectrum

III. WIDE AREA NETWORKS
10. Switching and Packet Switching
11. Asynchronous Transfer Mode
12. Routing in Switched Networks
13. Congestion Control in Switched Data Networks
14. Cellular Wireless Networks

IV. LOCAL AREA NETWORKS
15. Local Area Network Overview
16. High-Speed LANs
17. Wireless LANs

V. INTERNET AND TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS
18. Internetwork Protocols
19. Internetwork Operation
20. Transport Protocols

VI. INTERNET APPLICATIONS
21. Network Security
22. Internet Applications – Mail and Network Management
23. Internet Applications – Internet Directory Service and World Wide Web
24. Internet Applications – Multimedia

APPENDICES
Appendix A Fourier Analysis
Appendix B Sockets Programming
Appendix C Projects for Teaching Data and Computer Communications

Title: Data and Computer Communications
Author: William Stallings
Edition: 8th Edition
ISBN: 0132433109 | 9780132433105
Type: eBook
Language: English

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