Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its eighth edition, this book continues to provide a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamic field of computer science using a breadth-first approach. The table of contents and the text itself have been revised and expanded to reflect changes in the field, including the trend toward using Web and Internet Technology, the evolution of Objects, and the important growth in the field of databases. Specifically, chapter three from the previous edition has been expanded into two chapters. Chapter three will now only cover Operating Systems and the new chapter four will focus on Networks and the Internet. Anyone interested in gaining a thorough introduction to Computer Science.
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Such is the case with software for controlling communication over the Internet,
except that the Internet software has four layers rather than three, each consisting
of a collection of software routines rather than people and businesses. The four ...
The transport layer adds sequence numbers to the small segments it produces so
that the segments can be reassembled at the message's destination. Then it
attaches the destination address to each segment and hands these addressed ...
Thus, depending on the particular quality of service required, the application
layer software may choose to send data via a TCP or UDP version of the
transport layer (Figure 4.15). There are two basic differences between TCP and
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