This new book, co-authored with Maarten van Steen, covers both the principles and paradigms of modern distributed systems. In the first part, it covers the. (Source: aum: Computer Networks, 3rd. edition). Doc. RNDr. Peter Mederly, CSc. Editors: Andrej Jursa [email protected] Jozef Fulop. free pdf of computer network and a Ph.D. Throughout the book we will use the term computer network to : aum: Computer Networks.

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Topics have been relevant to my career and I continue to refer to this book. New to This Edition. Expanded Coverage of QoS Quality of Service —Introduces key advances in traffic engineering, as well as new protocols such as MPLS and their role in improving network stability and predictability. My only note may be that the last chapters introducing higher OSI layers are not as well written as the rest of the book.

Computer Networks by Andrew S. Tanenbaum

It’s well written with a good flow, and manages a good amount of technical a.s.tsnenbaum. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses edition.pho assessing student learning.

A Simple Transport Protocol. So if one’s a total techie then this book would make a lot of sense but that’s about sums up the function of this book. This new Fourth Edition contains a new chapter devoted exclusively to network security.


Tanenbaum presents key principles, then illustrates them utilizing real-world example networks that run through the entire book—the Internet, and wireless networks, including Wireless LANs, broadband wireless and Bluetooth. I was very good. This is one of the most readable technical textbooks I networkz encountered. This is one of the best computer network books available out there.

Computer Networks

The information covers a broad range of topics; however, remains detailed enough to give a thorough explanation. Trivia About Computer Networks. It’s like a beautiful short story book for computer literates of course ; that draws a complete panoramic canvas about every confusing, high tech name out there.

The language is easy to follow. Dec 18, bijan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Since he actually has a PhD in Physics, I suppose it’s possible he just wrote an in-depth explanation, then realised his readers didn’t need or want such depth, and so started cutting the more complicated parts of it, without paying attention to whether what he had left in the end was still entirely coherent.

The introduction is hard to read and somehow put me off. View all 3 comments.

Tanenbaum, Computer Networks | Pearson

This book explain the theory part of data communication and computer networking. Brings students up-to-date on a key approach to enhancing network performance, using network resources more efficiently, and simplifying network management.

Brings students up-to-date on an emerging area of networking that will be crucial to the design, implementation, and management of next-generation networks. This greatest plus point of this book is that while Network topics are quite dry, a.s.tanenbajm the text in this book is written in such a way that makes it quite interesting to read.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. It helped a lot in understanding some of the basic concepts in networking. Aug 25, Kay rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book also presents some historical background so it was fun to read.

Computer Networks, 4th Edition

The second chapter deals with the physical layer and gives information about the types of transmission media, wireless transmission, ISDN, cellular radio and communication satellites. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources.

Books s.s.tanenbaum Andrew S. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. About the Author s. Describes in detail all things and it has great exercises. Either way, it’s not something you want to see in a textbook author. Very few things he says are actually wrong, and to be fair, it’s not intended as a book you read cover to cover, like I did.