ToC of Chapter 5

Link Layer and Local Area Networks

  1. The Data Link Layer: Introduction, Services

    1. The Services Provided by the Link Layer

    2. Adapters Communicating

    3. References

  2. Error Detection and Correction Techniques

    1. Parity Checks

    2. Checksumming Methods

    3. Cyclic redundancy check

    4. References

  3. Multiple Access Protocols and LANs

    1. Channel Partitioning Protocols

    2. Random Access Protocols

    3. Taking-Turns Protocols

    4. Local Area Networks

    5. References

  4. LAN Addresses and ARP

    1. LAN Addresses

    2. Address Resolution Protocol

    3. References

  5. Ethernet

    1. Ethernet Basics

    2. CSMA/CD: Ethernet's Multiple Access Protocol

    3. Ethernet Technologies

    4. References

    1. Ethernet Applet

  6. Bridges and Switches

    1. Hubs

    2. Bridges

    3. Switches

    4. References

  7. IEEE 802.11 LANs

    1. 802.11 LAN architecture

    2. 802.11 Media Access Protocols

    3. References

  8. PPP: the point-to-point protocol

    1. PPP Data Framing

    2. PPP Link Control Protocol (LCP) and network control protocols

    3. References

  9. ATM

    1. IP over ATM

    2. ATM Physical Layer

    3. ATM Layer

    4. ATM Adaptation Layer

    5. ARP and ATM

    6. References

  10. X.25 and Frame Relay

    1. A Few Words about X.25

    2. Frame Delay

    3. References

  11. Summary

  12. Homework Problems and Discussion Questions


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