Christopher G. Brinton is the Head of Advanced Research at Zoomi Inc. and lecturer in electrical engineering at Princeton University. Mung Chiang is the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering at Purdue University and the recipient of the 2013 National Science Foundation Waterman Award.
Networks have played a powerful connective role in human
societies since the dawn of agriculture. Brinton and Chiang
document and analyze this phenomenon-and reinforce our appreciation
-Vint Cerf, Internet pioneer
Christopher Brinton and Mung Chiang offer an open and
accessible pathway through the complexity of network design and
deployment . . . a readily understood, yet commendably deep,
analysis of the technology and its operation. . . . To describe
this book as a course in digital citizenship would not be to
overstate its importance.
-John Gilbey, Times Higher Education
Christopher Brinton and Mung Chiang both have backgrounds
in electrical engineering, which combined with experience of topics
like big data analytics allows them to strike an authoritative but
-Dominic Lenton, Engineering and Technology
The Power of Networks is a well-written and engaging book that I think many readers will find interesting and insightful.
-Jason M. Graham, MAA Reviews