Packet Switching in Networking
In Packet Switching, the sender breaks the whole message into a number of packets of suitable length and consisting sequential packet numbers. No dedicated path is established between the two end parties prior to data communication.
The sender sends packets to the next node sequentially. Each node after receiving a packet decides the next route for the packet, the routing decision is done by a node in the path before sending every packet. All the packets are independent in nature and it may traverse different paths to reach the destination. So, the packet may reach the destination in a jumbled fashion. It is the responsibility of the receiver to rearrange the packets according to their sequence number.
1. Types of Computer Network
2. Transmission Modes | Simplex, Half Duplex and Full Duplex
3. Types of Network Topology | Mesh, Star, Bus, Ring, Tree, Hybrid Topology
4. Guided Transmission Media in Networking
5. Circuit Switching in Networking
6. Packet Switching in Networking
7. Message Switching in Networking
8. Nyquist Criteria – Maximum Data Rate of a Noiseless Channel
9. Shanon’s Criteria – Maximum Data Rate of a Noisy Channel
10. Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)
11. Checksum in Networking | Error Detection
12. Hamming Code | Error Correction