The Virtual Bookcase Reviews of 'Computer Networks':
Reviewer Rob Slade wrote:
Tanenbaum's "Computer Networks" is well known as the standard data
communications textbook, and with ample reason. Using the, by now fairly
standard, layered model, this work gives thorough coverage to the concepts, and
many technical details, of the whole field of communications.
The author has not been resting on previous laurels. This edition examines
examples from digital cellular, ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode), fast
ethernet, IPv6, and HTML (HyperText Markup Language). There is even an
insightful examination of the potential problems in Java applet security.
There is an alphabetical bibliography, but also an annotated list of "further
readings". I might argue with a few inclusions, but the bulk of the listings
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