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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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Sanger D., Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY, 2018. 384 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-451497-89-5)

A thriller-type story, albeit one that happens in the real world, this book is about those parts of the Internet filled with people trying to exploit it--all you need is a computer and Internet access. Just the fact that any r...

Jun 18 2020  
  Core Java, volume I--fundamentals (11th ed.)
Horstmann C., Prentice Hall Press, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2018. 928 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-135166-30-7)

Core Java is a longstanding series by computer science professor Cay Horstmann, who has written several books on programming languages. This edition is a classic textbook for high school seniors and college freshman. In 2020, Ja...

Nov 12 2019  
   Flash memory integration: performance and energy issues
Boukhobza J., Olivier P., ISTE Press - Elsevier, London, UK, 2017. 266 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-785481-24-6)

With the explosion of data in recent years, storage technologies continue to be a critical infrastructure in the world. It is predicted that 44 zettabytes (44 billion terabytes) will be generated in 2020. While most data will be stored...

Nov 13 2018  
   Mathematics for computer graphics (5th ed.)
Vince J., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 505 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-447173-34-2), Reviews: (2 of 2)

If there is a student guide for understanding the mathematics for computer science, this is it. Mathematics for computer graphics is a gem of a book for this purpose. The readers not only get knowledge of prerequisites and depth...

Jul 6 2018  
   Computer networking problems and solutions: an innovative approach to building resilient, modern networks
White R., Banks E., Addison-Wesley Professional, Boston, MA, 2018. 832 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-587145-04-9)

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Jun 28 2018  
   The art of Linux kernel design: illustrating the operating system design principle and implementation
Lixiang Y., Wenfeng L., Dazhao C., Tianhou L., Ruobing W., Qi S., Ke F., Tingshao Z. (trans.), Auerbach Publications, Boston, MA, 2017.  Type: Book (978-1-138413-41-2)

This book goes into a lot of detail--I mean a lot of detail. Linux kernel 0.11 is dissected and explained in a very detailed way. The reason I am hesitant to give it a high rating is not because it focuses on the 0.11 v...

Mar 21 2018  
   Wireless networking and mobile data management
Ghosh R., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 546 pp.  Type: Book

This book, which is divided into two parts, presents a solid foundation to wireless technologies and their management. In the beginning, there are eight pages of acronym definitions. That goes to show the heavy usage of acronyms in the...

Feb 5 2018  
   Concepts and practices: designing and developing a modern K-12 CS framework
Parker M., DeLyser L.  SIGCSE 2017 (Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Seattle, WA, Mar 8-11, 2017) 453-458, 2017.  Type: Proceedings

It is known that there is no unifying framework in the K-12 computer science curriculum. Having seen curriculum in action, it is up to teachers what they teach. This leaves students wondering, and leads students within the same grade o...

Dec 28 2017  
   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. Ar...

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 dev...

Aug 22 2017  
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