Professor Gorur Govinda Raju has presented in this book a lucid narrative of the progress achieved in the area of security in passwords so essential in modern world. The subject of secrecy in transmitting information in the modern high-performance computer age is a blend of several disciplines. A unique feature of the narrative is the smooth blending of history, linguistics, mathematics, computer science and technology. The book will appeal to students in computer science, experts in cipher security, individuals engaged in banking, medical personnel, career counsellors, parents of young men and women exploring the prospectus for employment in the coming decade. A generous grant from the Windsor University Retirees Association for publication is acknowledged.
The Author Gorur Govinda Raju obtained B.E. degree from the Visvesvaraya Engineering College, Bangalore and subsequently Ph. D. degree from the University of Liverpool, England. He has served as professor and Chairman of a Department at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Professor and Head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering at the University of Windsor, Ontario Canada. He is currently life Emeritus professor. He has authored previously five technical books and a novel. His hobbies are to play computer chess and red books on history of science and engineering. He and his wife Padmini live prats of the year in Windsor and Bengaluru.