William Stallings is an American author. He has written computer science textbooks on operating systems, computer networks, computer organization, and cryptography.

Early life edit

Stallings earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from University of Notre Dame and his PhD in computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[1]

Career edit

He maintains a website titled Computer Science Student Resource. He has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of over 40 books on these subjects. He has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. He works as an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions.[2]

Recognition edit

He was awarded Computer Science textbook of the year from the Text and Academic Authors Association three times.[3]

Books edit

  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice
  • Data and Computer Communications
  • Operating Systems - Internals and Design Principles
  • Wireless Communications & Networks
  • Computer Security: Principles and Practice
  • Local and Metropolitan Area Networks
  • Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards
  • Business Data Communications - Infrastructure, Networking and Security

References edit

  1. ^ "William Stallings | InformIT". www.informit.com.
  2. ^ "Biography".
  3. ^ "William Stallings | InformIT".

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