An Introduction to Computer Networks

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Peter Dordal, Loyola University of Chicago

Pub Date: 2014

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Publisher: Independent

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Table of Contents

0   Preface
1   An Overview of Networks
2   Ethernet
3   Other LANs
4   Links
5   Packets
6   Abstract Sliding Windows
7   IP version 4
8   IP version 6
9   Routing-Update Algorithms
10   Large-Scale IP Routing
11   UDP Transport
12   TCP Transport
13   TCP Reno and Congestion Management
14   Dynamics of TCP Reno
15   Newer TCP Implementations
16   Network Simulations: ns-2
17   The ns-3 Network Simulator
18   Queuing and Scheduling
19   Quality of Service
20   Network Management and SNMP
21   Security
22   Bibliography
23   Selected Solutions

About the Book

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.

The book is suitable as the primary text for an undergraduate or introductory graduate course in computer networking, as a supplemental text for a wide variety of network-related courses, and as a reference work.

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Peter Lars Dordal is an associate professor within the Department of Computer Science at Loyola University of Chicago. His research interests are in programming languages and computer networks.