Networking has become an essential part of our lives. Networks of all types and sizes are in existence today. There are home networks that connect as few as two people and then there are networks of multinational organizations, which span the globe. Desktops, cell phones, automobiles and the equipment in our kitchen form a part of the diverse networked community. There is only one common thing about all networks: their operation is critical to its users.

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