by James Kurose,
“Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach 7th Edition” is a great book on computer networking. This book is an Engaging introduction to networking with a much-appreciated mix of humor and the real world, relatable analogies. James Kurose and Keith Ross are the authors of this book. Both of these authors have vast experience in computer networking. Jim Kurose is a Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has been the recipient of a GE Fellowship, an IBM Faculty Development Award, and a Lilly Teaching Fellowship. Keith Ross is the Dean of Engineering and Computer Science at NYU Shanghai. Keith Ross is also the co-founder and original CEO of Wimba, which develops online multimedia applications for e-learning and was acquired by Blackboard in 2010.
In this computer networking book, these authors motivate readers with a top-down, layered approach to computer networking. It focuses on the Internet and the fundamentally important issues of networking. It provides an excellent foundation for readers interested in computer science and electrical engineering, without requiring extensive knowledge of programming or mathematics. Overall, we highly recommend this book to anyone who wants a sound understanding of computer networking.