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Local Networks and the Internet: From Protocols to Interconnection by Ana Minaburo, Laurent Toutain

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1. Why a network?

1.2. Network classification

1.3. Interconnection networks

1.4. Examples of network utilization

1.5. The Internet network

1.6. Structure of this book

Chapter 2. Standardization and Wiring

2.1. The IEEE 802 committee

2.2. The standards

2.3. IEEE 802.1 addressing

2.4. Cabling rules

Chapter 3. Ethernet and IEEE 802.3 Protocols.

3.1. History

3.2. Physical level

3.3. The fundamentals of CSMA/CD

3.4. Frame format

3.5. The 10BASE5 network

3.6. Devices for the 10BASE2

3.7. Twisted pair equipment

3.8. Fiber optics

3.9. Examples of Ethernet frames

3.10. Evolution of the Ethernet

Chapter 4. The LLC and SNAP Sublayers

4.1. Definition

4.2. LLC frames

4.3. Example

4.4. The SNAP layer

Chapter 5. Interconnection by Bridges: The Spanning Tree Algorithm

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Transparent filtering bridges

5.3. Spanning tree algorithm

Chapter 6. Internet

6.1. The Internet players

Chapter 7. IP Protocols

7.1. Implementation of the TCP/IP protocols

7.2. Internet addressing

7.3. The IPv4 protocol (RFC 791, RFC 1122)

7.4. The ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) (RFC 792)

7.5. The IPv6 protocol

7.6. Tunnels

7.7. Configurations

7.8. Configuration of a Cisco router

7.9. IPv4 and multicast

Chapter 8. Level 4 Protocols: TCP, UDP and SCTP

8.1. Port notion

8.2. TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) (RFC 793)

8.3. The three protocol phases

8.4. The options

8.5. Adaptation to the environment

8.6. TCP flow control

8.7. Study of TCP by simulations ...

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