[a]udiences will be amply rewarded with a very satisfying understanding of advanced computer science concepts and applications. Undoubtedly a splendid book for all levels of readers ... [h]ighly recommended. CHOICE
About the Author
Gautam Shroff, Vice President and Chief Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services
Gautam Shroff is Vice President & Chief Scientist, Tata Consultancy Services and head of the TCS Innovation Lab in Delhi, India. He occasionally teaches in an adjunct capacity at the IIT Delhi and IIIT Delhi, as well as online via Coursera. Prior to joining TCS in 1998, Shroff had been on the faculty of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA and thereafter of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India. He has also held visiting positions at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, and at Argonne National Labs in Chicago. Shroff has published over 30 research papers in the areas of computational mathematics, parallel computing, distributed systems, software architecture, software engineering, and information fusion. He has also written a book Enterprise Cloud Computing
, published by Cambridge University Press in 2010. This is his first trade book.