Introduction to Computer Networking

  • Thomas G. Robertazzi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book


This book gives a broad look at both fundamental networking technology and new areas that support it and use it. It is a concise introduction to the most prominent, recent technological topics in computer networking. Topics include network technology such as wired and wireless networks, enabling technologies such as data centers, software defined networking, cloud and grid computing and applications such as networks on chips, space networking and network security.  The accessible writing style and non-mathematical treatment makes this a useful book for the student, network and communications engineer, computer scientist and IT professional.

• Features a concise, accessible treatment of computer networking, focusing on new technological topics;

• Provides non-mathematical introduction to networks in their most common forms today;

• Includes new developments in switching, optical networks, WiFi, Bluetooth, LTE, 5G, and quantum cryptography.


Computer networking Networking technology Wired and wireless networks Software defined networking Data centers Cloud and grid computing Internet of Things Delay/disruptive tolerant networks

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas G. Robertazzi
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringStony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-53102-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-53103-8
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