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Master the fundamentals of computer networking with “Schaum’s” – the high-performance study guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams and projects! Students love “Schaum’s Outlines” because they produce results. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students improve their test scores and final grades with these indispensable study guides. Get the edge on your classmates. Use “Schaum’s”!If you don’t have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you: use detailed examples to solve problems; brush up before tests; find answers fast; study quickly and more effectively; and, get the big picture without poring over lengthy textbooks. “Schaum’s Outlines” give you the information your teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct format – without overwhelming you with unnecessary jargon. You get a complete overview of the subject. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, “Schaum’s” lets you study at your own pace and remind you of all the important facts you need to remember – fast! And “Schaum’s” are so complete, they’re perfect for preparing for graduate or professional exams.Inside, you will find: key concepts, principles, and terminology of computer networks; diverse components of networks and their interaction; explanations of network protocols and applications (e-mail, www, LAN, WAN); and, essential concepts behind professional certifications – Cisco, Lucent, Nortel, Microsoft, Novell, and more! If you want top grades and a thorough understanding of computer networking, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!Chapters include: Networking Terminology & Concepts; Networking Models & Standards; Networking Topologies and Technologies; Network Data Transmission; A Hierarchy of Networking Devices; Packet Switching Networking Protocols; Network Addressing; Network Routing & Internets; Flow Control & Traffic Management; Network Management; Network Security; LAN Performance; and, Networked Applications and Services.Appendix A includes: glossary of networking terms and abbreviations. Appendix B contains important internet & networking standards bodies. Appendix C offers online networking resources while appendix D includes binary arithmetic & IP address calculation.