In this fast moving age,communication is the backbone of life in all its spheres and Networks form the essence of any such interchange .Our book,"A Complete Guide to Computer Networks" aims to provide an in-depth understanding on network technologies that have continued to revolutionize the world of communication ever since.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-93-81159-68-2
  • Chapter 1

    BUILDING APPLICATIONS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    While trying to understand how to design network we need to understand the different aspects related to the application currently being used by us. This also is largely dependent on the kinds of users making use of the network system. in order to effectively manage the design of network.
  • Chapter 2

    DIRECT LINK NETWORK Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The most prmary type of network is one where all the hosts are directly connected by a physical medium say wire or fiber covering a small area such as an office building or large enough to be spreading across entire continents. In either case the first step would however be to first connect the participating nodes.
  • Chapter 3

    INTERNETWORKING Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Networks connect devices and computers to one other thus enabling the sharing of resources.Connecting these multiple devices so that there is one-to-one communication between them is always a hassle. Many topologies and designs exit by which this communication is made possible.
  • Chapter 4

    INTERNET PROTOCOL Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Internetworking refers to the process of connecting indivisual computer networks or network segments together to form wide area networks(WANs) and connecting several WANs to create even larger WANs.
  • Chapter 5

    TRANSPORT PROCESS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The transport layer the fourth layer in the OSI reference model is responsible for process to process communication and delivery of message.Process refers to the application programs running on the computer .It is the transport layer that understands whether the packets being sent belong to one message or not.
  • Chapter 6

    WORLD WIDE WEB Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The application layer is responsible for providing services to the user. The application layer enables the user or software to access the network .It provides user interfaces.It supports services such as electronic mail,file access and transfer,access to system resources ,sufring the Worl Wide Web, and network management. A distributed application is a program that runs on more than one computer and communicates through a network .there are two diffrent software programs available in distributed applications;the back-end(server) and manages shared resources such as disks,printers and modems .The front-end software runs on workstations.It handeles user interface,such as getting input from a keyboard and displaying output to a screen
  • Chapter 7

    WIDE AREA NETWORKS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    A WAN is data communications network that covers a relatively broad geographic area ,often a country or continent and,and use communications circuits to connect the intermediate nodes.It often uses transmission facillities provide by common carriers,such as telephone companies.WAN technologies genrally function at the lower three layers of the OSI refrence Model.
  • Chapter 8

    IPV6 Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Address-depletion is a major concern for the internet.IPV4 is still widely used as the internet protocol but experts belive that the four billion addresses that could be allocated using the 32-bit IPv4 address format are all but exhausted now.This situation was happening because government agencies are being allocated multiple large blocks of addresses.Thus IPv6 came into the scene with an expansion in addressing from 32-bit addresses to 128-bit addresses.This could be the answer to all the prayers for more addresses,but it has not become a standard as yet.
  • Chapter 9

    SCTP Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The stream Control Transmission Protocol(SCTP) is a Transport Layer Protocol,serving in a similar role to the popular protocols Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP). It provides some of the same service features of both:it is message-orinted like UDP and ensures reliable ,in-sequence transport of messages with congestion control like TCP.
  • Chapter 10

    CONGESTION CONTROL AND QOS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    As Internet can be considered as Queue of packets,where transmitting nodes are constantly adding packets and some of them are removing packets from the queue.So consider a situation where too many packets are present in this queue (or internet or a part of internet),such that constantly transmitting nodes are pouring packets at a higher rate than receiving nodes are removing them.This degrades the performance,and such a situation is termed as Congestion.The main reason of congestion is that more number of packets are introduced into the network than it can handle.
  • Chapter 11

    MULTIMEDIA Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    When we consider the internet ,it is much more than just textual information being distributed using Web Pages.In fact,there is virtually no limit to the types of data we can transfer over the internet,be it graphics ,audio or even video media files.This capacity is in fact possible owing to the confluence of the various media being accepted for transmission over conventional transport options including physical cablels as well as wireless in the form of multimedia.
  • Chapter 12

    WIRELESS AD-HOC NETWORKS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Mobile ad-hoc network(MANETs)have had a huge impact in the world of computer networks.Mainly identified by the unbound establishment of wireless network wherever and whenever needed ,The MANET infrastrucutre supports Several location -independant services.
  • Chapter 13


    Chemical,biological,or solar sensors can be networked together as sensor network to strengthen the power of sensing.A sensor network is controlled through a software core engine.The network is typically un-wired,or Wirless but may also be wired.Sensor networks are designed to be self-configuring such that they can gather infromation about a large geographical area or about movements of an object for surveillance purposes.

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