This book provides a clear treatment of communications and networking. It is written specifically for undergraduates who have no previous experience in the field. Many examples and exercises are designed to give the reader experience and confidence.
The second edition of this book adds new and revised material to the step-by-step organization, chapter summaries and review questions that distinguish the original. Covers IPv6, wireless network management, mobile, grid and cloud computing and more.
This book introduces a contribution to the definition of reference models for Collaborative Networks. Particular emphasis is put on establishing a comprehensive modeling framework that captures and structures diverse perspectives of these complex entities.