Uses of Computer Networks . Structured Computer Organization, 4th edition Andrew S. Tanenbaum has an S.B. degree from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. from the. Preface This book is now in its fourth edition. Each edition has corresponded to a different phase in the way computer networks were used. When the first edition. Description: Bookseller Inventory # DADAX About this title: Synopsis: Computer Networks, Fourth Edition is the ideal introduction to computer.

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The weak point of this book is that all of the code and technical minutia might prevent the evition from seeing the forest for the trees.

If you’re wondering why the Internet today is tanenbaun way it is, why so many standards out there and how they are related pros and conswhat inspired technology designers in the first place or what’s the general approach of designing a communication protocol, this is the book for you.

I do think the book is negworks little over-priced. Next up is the Peterson and Davie book which covers everything that Kurose and Ross discuss but is slightly more mathematical in how it goes about things. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

New coverage of wireless communications —Includes detailed coverage of Bluetooth, Outline of the Rest of the Book. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Prepares students to deal with one of the most crucial topics in networking today: Showing of reviews. See all reviews.

Computer Networks, 4th Edition

Helps reinforce concepts presented in each chapter, enabling students to apply those concepts to the types of problems they are most likely to encounter. Last comes Tanenbaum’s book from the author who is probably most famous for edigion OS books. Still, this is an excellent book in that it is a quick clear read that is very lucid in its explanations and you can’t help feeling that you understand everything that is covered in the book.


It covers all of the relevant material and in a manner which is more than readable but that is all.

I’ve gone through a bunch of the initial chapter already and this book is great. One interesting thing to note is that the socket programming example are all in Java. Renowned author, educator, and researcher Andrew S. Clmputer classic best seller has been thoroughly updated to reflect the newest and most important networking technologies with a special emphasis on wireless networking, including Still, this is an excellent book in that it is a quick clear read that is very lucid in its explanations and you can’t help feeling that you understand compuger that is covered in the book.

Tsinghua University Language: It gives “Computer Networks” its licence to function as an indispensable everyday working reference.

Book review: “Computer Networks 4th edition” by Andrew Tanenbaum – Eli Bendersky’s website

Not good for those who want a text to be well-organized and easy to follow. Read reviews that mention computer networks computer networking data communications well organized fourth edition computer science operating systems new edition network security physical layer douglas comer highly recommend osi model easy to read questions at the end computer network routing algorithms great book book covers previous edition.

Tanenbaum covers all this and more:. There are lots of practical exercises using wireshark and the companion website is actually useful and relevant.

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The attitude of this book with regard to teaching networking concepts could be summed up as “try it out and see for yourself”. Principles and Paradigms all from Prentice Hall.

Computer Networks 5th By Andrew S. The editiln gives detailed descriptions of the principles associated with each layer and presents many examples drawn from the Internet and wireless networks.

Using real-world examples, Tanenbaum explains how networks work on the inside, from underlying physical layer hardware up through today’s most popular network applications. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Network Layer in the Internet.

Back 4h the days, being a computer science student, I had to read the 3rd version of this book, and I found neworks very helpful. Error Detection and Correction. I do think the book is a little over-priced.

I gave this book a 9 for including some of the old and dying technologies that lack even instructional value, at the expense of newer technologies that are netwokrs wide deployment. Also, although it was said to come in “new” conditions, there are small bumps and wrinkles on the cover. Modern Operating Systems 3rd Edition. Tanenbaum’s in-depth application coverage includes email; the domain name system; the World Wide Web both client- and server-side ; and multimedia including voice over IP, Internet radio video on demand, video conferencing, and streaming media.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The two Comer books come next.