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Narayanaswamy, Naga
Lucent Technologies
Landover, Maryland
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Naga Raju Narayanaswamy has been a Senior Software Engineer at Lucent Technologies (Landover, Maryland) since April 2000. He works in the PSAX IP Edge Router group, which is part of the Multiservice Switching division of Lucent Technologies.

Narayanaswamy graduated from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, India in 1991 with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He worked at the National Center for Software Technology, under the Government of India, as a Staff Scientist for two years in the areas of software engineering and database management. After that, he joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras to complete his M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering with an emphasis in Computer Networking. He published papers in Computer Communications and International Journal of Computer Systems Science & Engineering as part of his M.S. thesis work.

He worked for CommVault Systems (Oceanport, New Jersey) for over two years in the area of automated backup and recovery software. He then moved on to Newbridge Networks (Herndon, Virginia) as a software designer working on the carrier scale internetworking project for Newbridge's 36170 multiservice switch. He has experience with multiple aspects of IP networking, and various flavors of Unix, including Linux and *BSD.

Narayanaswamy currently lives in Crofton, Maryland with his wife, Pushkala, and daughter, Vibha. He likes to travel, read books, and tinker with electronic gadgets, and is a photo enthusiast in his spare time.

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- 10 of 71 reviews

   Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics
Engquist B.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 1564 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662528-72-3)

Encyclopedia of applied and computational mathematics (EACM) is a comprehensive reference work covering the vast field of applied and computational mathematics. The emphasis on computation reflects growing trends in the area. Areas like phy...

Nov 13 2017  
   Computer organization and design: the hardware software interface, ARM edition
Patterson D., Hennessy J.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 720 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128017-33-3), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The book Computer organization and design has helped multiple generations of computer scientists, and is an awesome text for students and professionals alike. This book on the ARM architecture is very relevant as billions of devices with th...

Aug 22 2017  
   C++ how to program (10th ed.)
Deitel P., Deitel H.,  Pearson, New York, NY, 2016. 1080 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134448-23-7), Reviews: (2 of 2)

This C++ book is detailed and comprehensive. Initially, an introduction to computer science is provided to warm up readers. C++ fundamentals are covered in great detail in what can be viewed as a primer-level introduction. The book’s real-li...

Jun 13 2017  
   The GENI book
McGeer R., Berman M., Elliott C., Ricci R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 651 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319337-67-8)

The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) project is a virtual lab for studying networking and distributed systems [1]. The technologies that preceded this are grid computing and cloud computing. There have been many developments in th...

May 8 2017  
   A primer on scientific programming with Python (5th ed.)
Langtangen H.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 922 pp. Type: Book

In this exploration of programming fundamentals through the lens of scientific concepts, rather than explaining programming in a theoretical way, the authors have made a very concerted effort to describe Python in a very easy, flowing way with man...

May 1 2017  
   Android how to program (3rd ed.)
Deitel P., Deitel H.,  Pearson, London, UK, 2016. 848 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134444-30-7)

There are many “learn Android” books on the market. What distinguishes this book from the rest is how it guides readers in creating complete apps that can be run on phones and tablets. The sample apps include a calculator, weather, Twi...

Apr 11 2017  
   Fundamental issues of artificial intelligence
Müller V. (ed),  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 570 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319264-83-7)

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for several decades and it has seen a resurgence recently, mainly because of increases in computing power and algorithms becoming increasingly refined. Having access to an enormous amount of data also f...

Jan 10 2017  
   Computer science: an interdisciplinary approach
Sedgewick R., Wayne K.,  Addison-Wesley Professional, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2016. 1168 pp. Type: Book (978-0-134076-42-3), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Sedgewick and Wayne’s book is a systematic treatise on the fundamentals of computer science. At a high level, the book covers the basics, object-oriented programming, algorithms, and plenty of theory. It is geared toward first-year college s...

Oct 20 2016  
  Survey: Live migration and disaster recovery over long-distance networks
Kokkinos P., Kalogeras D., Levin A., Varvarigos E.  ACM Computing Surveys 49(2): 1-36, 2016. Type: Article

Live migration (LM) is dealt with in this paper as a one-time task or function, performed by moving a virtual machine from one physical machine to another, located in the same or a different data center, without interrupting its operation. The pap...

Oct 12 2016  
   Pinpoint: how GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds
Milner G.,  W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., New York, NY, 2016. 336 pp. Type: Book (978-0-393089-12-7)

Consumer global positioning systems (GPS) have been around for the past 20 years or so. I remember using a GPS receiver in the late 1990s and connecting to a laptop through a USB cable and navigating through the laptop. We have come a long way sin...

Oct 11 2016  
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