Technical Publications, 2009 - 396 pages
Introduction ConceptsGoals and applications of networks, Network structure and architecture, The OSI reference model, services, Network topology design - Delay analysis, Back bone design, Local access network design. Physical layer transmission media, Switching methods, ISDN, Terminal handling.Medium Access SublayerMedium access sublayer - Channel allocations, LAN protocols - ALOHA protocols - Overview of IEEE standards - FDDI. Data link layer - Elementary data link protocols, Sliding window protocols, Error handling.Network Layer Point - to - point networks, Routing, Congestion control internetworking - TCP / IP - IP packet, IP address, IPv6.Transport LayerTransport Layer : Transport layer - Design issues, Connection management, Session layer-design issues, Remote procedure call. Presentation Layer - Design issues, Data compression techniques, Cryptography - TCP - Window management.Application LayerFile transfer, Access and management, Electronic mail, Virtual terminals, Other application, Example Networks - Internet and Public Networks.