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By Keith W. Ross, James F. Kurose

Development at the winning top-down process of earlier variants, the 6th variation of desktop Networking keeps with an early emphasis on application-layer paradigms and alertness programming interfaces (the most sensible layer), encouraging a hands-on adventure with protocols and networking thoughts, earlier than operating down the protocol stack to extra summary layers.

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We’ll examine delay, loss, and throughput of data in a computer network and provide simple quantitative models for end-to-end throughput and delay: models that take into account transmission, propagation, and queuing delays. We’ll then introduce some of the key architectural principles in computer networking, namely, protocol layering and service models. We’ll also learn that computer networks are vulnerable to many different types of attacks; we’ll survey some of these attacks and consider how computer networks can be made more secure.

2 • THE NETWORK EDGE device). All activity in the Internet that involves two or more communicating remote entities is governed by a protocol. For example, hardware-implemented protocols in two physically connected computers control the flow of bits on the “wire” between the two network interface cards; congestion-control protocols in end systems control the rate at which packets are transmitted between sender and receiver; protocols in routers determine a packet’s path from source to destination.

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