Books for Basic Subjects

SubjectBook TitleComment
Database Systems Database System Concepts, by Korth, Silberschatz and Sudarshan Database Management Systems, by Ramakrishnan and Gehrke
Computer Organization Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software by Patterson and Hennessy Available in low cost edition Elsevier India edition
Operating Systems Design of Unix Operating System, by Maurice Bach Indian edition available
Discrete Mathematics Elements of Discrete Mathematics, by C.L. Liu
Compilers Aho, A.V., Ravi Sethi and J.D. Ullman: Compilers – Principles, Techniques and Tools, Addison Wesley, 1988 Y.N. Srikant and P. Shankar (editors), The Compiler Design Handbook, CRC Press 2008 (2nd ed.)
Algorithms Introduction to Algorithms, by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest, and Clifford Stein Algorithm Design, by Jon Kleinberg and Eva Tardos
Automata Theory Automata and Computability by Dexter Kozen Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation, by John E. Hopcroft, Rajeev Motwani, Jeffrey D. Ullman Both available in Indian Editions
Basic Mathematical Logic Mathematical logic by H.-D. Ebbinghaus, J. Flum, and W. Thomas Logic for Computer Science, by Micheal Huth and Mark Ryan Second book may be available in Indian Edition
Probability S.M.Ross, Introduction to Probability Models, Elsevier, 2003 (Rs.325) K.S.Trivedi, Probability and Statistics with reliability queuing and computer science applications, PHI, 2003 (Rs.250)
Graph Theory Introduction to Graph Theory by Douglas West Graph Theory, by Reinhard Diestel Graph Theory with Applications, by Bondy and Murty
Basics of Programming Head First Java, by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates C++ Primer Plus, by Stephen Prata Programming Pearls 2/e, by Jon Bentley
Linear Algebra K.M.Hoffman and R.Kunze, Linear Algebra (2nd Edition), Pearson, 2003 (Rs.199)
Optimization Theory R.Fletcher, Practical Methods of Optimization (2nd Edition), John Wiley, 2005 (USD 5.9)
Computer Networking J.F.Kurose and K.W.Ross, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (3rd Edition), Pearson, 2006 (Rs.499)