Data networks. 2nd ed. (English) Zbl 0734.68006

London: Prentice Hall International Inc. xix, 556 p. $ 39.95 (1992).
The authors describe basic concepts and features of data networks. They discuss layering approach and protocols needed to control data flow. They analyze the network processing and the network delays by means of queueing theory. Multiaccess communication and routing methods are surveyed too. The authors present possible schemes of flow of control.
Sources and suggestions for further reading and many problems are given in all chapters of the book.


68-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to computer science
68M10 Network design and communication in computer systems
68M12 Network protocols
68M20 Performance evaluation, queueing, and scheduling in the context of computer systems