Cp5601t1 - CP5610 tutorial 1(from textbook chapter 2 2.1 Explain how the notion of layering and internetworking make the rapid growth of

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CP5610 tutorial 1 (from textbook chapter 2) 2.1. Explain how the notion of layering and internetworking make the rapid growth of applications such as the World Wide Web possible. 2.2. (a) What universal set of communication services is provided by TCP/IP? (b) How is independence from underlying network technologies achieved? (c) What economies of scale result from (a) and (b)? 2.3. What difference does it make to the network layer if the underlying data link layer provides a connection-oriented service versus a connectionless service? 2.4. Suppose transmission channels become virtually error-free. Is the data link layer still needed? 2.5. Why is the transport layer not present inside the network? 2.6. Which OSI layer is responsible for the following? (a) Determining the best path to route packets. (b) Providing end-to-end communications with reliable service. (c) Providing node-to-node communications with reliable service. 2.7. Should connection establishment be a confirmed service or an unconfirmed service? What about data transfer in a connection-oriented service?
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2010 for the course CP 1500 taught by Professor Cue during the Three '09 term at James Cook.

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Cp5601t1 - CP5610 tutorial 1(from textbook chapter 2 2.1 Explain how the notion of layering and internetworking make the rapid growth of

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