Byrav Ramamurthy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL). He is a recipient of the UNL CSE Department Student Choice Outstanding Teaching Award, the author of Design of Optical WDM Networks (2000), and a co-author of Secure Group Communications over Data Networks (2004). His research areas include optical networks, wireless/sensor networks, network security, distributed computing, and telecommunications. George N. Rouskas is a Professor of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He has received several research and teaching awards, including an NSF CAREER Award, the NCSU Alumni Outstanding Research Award, and he has been inducted into the NCSU Academy of Outstanding Teachers. He is the author of the book Internet Tiered Services (2009) and his research interests are in network architectures and protocols, optical networks and performance evaluation. Krishna Moorthy Sivalingam is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. Prior to this, he was a Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and also conducted research at Lucent Technologies and AT&T Bell Labs. He has previously edited three books and holds three patents in wireless networking. His research interests include wireless networks, wireless sensor networks, optical networks, and performance evaluation.
For those who are particularly involved in pushing Internet technology to the next generation, this book is an excellent starting point. Recommended. - CHOICE