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  • Packet [r]: A unit of information transferred between intermediate switches or routers in a packet-based communication system; the most basic differentiation of packets are whether they contain full source and destination addresses (i.e., are datagrams) or have only the identifier of a connection, which the intermediate device needs to look up to find the destination and take a second step to decide where to forward the packet [e]
  • Routing [r]: The process of receiving a packet on one interface of a router, validating the packet and forwarding it out the appropriate interface. [e]
  • Locality of networks [r]: The assumption, in networking technologies, about the characteristics of the user space they support, and, as importantly, the user spaces they should ignore [e]


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