Andrew Tanenbaum

Andrew Tanenbaum

(person)
Professor Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1941-) of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Tanenbaum is famous for his work and books on computer architecture, operating systems and networks.

He wrote the textbook "Computer Networks", Second Edition, Prentice-Hall, 1981, which describes the International Standards Organisation, Open Systems Interconnection (ISO-OSI) network model.

See Amoeba, Mac-1, Mic-1, Mic-2, Micro Assembly Language, MINIX, MicroProgramming Language, standard.

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The problem is that an infected RFID tag, which is read wirelessly when it passes through a scanning gate, can upset the database that processes the information on the chip, according to the study by Melanie Rieback, Bruno Crispo and Andrew Tanenbaum.
It was conceived in 1991 when Linus Torvalds, a computing student in Helsinki, encountered an operating system devised a few years earlier as a classroom exercise by Andrew Tanenbaum, a Dutch professor.
His discovery was inspired by the earlier efforts of his teacher, Andrew Tanenbaum. In the 1980s, Tanenbaum, a Dutch professor of computer science and a specialist in designing operating systems, wrote an operating system called MINIX to help his students learn the complexities of UNIX on their home computers.