The Computer Revolution

Anand Parthasarathy

Title: Groundbreaking Inventions in Information and Communication Technology
Author: V. Rajaraman
Publication Date: August 2020
Pages: 178
ISBN:  Print edition (paperback): ISBN-978-93-89347-52-4; e-book: ISBN-978-93-89347-53-1
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt Ltd, Delhi 110092
Price:  Print: Rs 495; e-book: Rs 495


The undisputed doyen of computer educators, Professor V. Rajaraman wrote his first book – and the first Indian textbook – on The Principles of Computer Programming, fifty years ago, soon after he helped launch the first B.Tech programme in the country, at IIT Kanpur. The catalogue of his publications on the website of Prentice Hall of India (PHI) stretches across 15 pages. At 87, Prof. Rajaraman, currently Emeritus Professor at the Supercomputer Education and Research Centre of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, can be seen in his office on most days, still immersed in the wonders of Information more