Maurice Castro Maurice Castro

Maurice Castro

I am a computer scientist working in the areas of

  • Software Engineering
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Applications of Cryptography
and have experience in developing for diverse systems ranging from embedded systems through to designing massively scalable distributed computers.

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I am a member of a number of professional orgranisations including:
  • ITPA - Information Technology Professinals Associataion (formerly SAGE-AU - Systems Administrator's Guild of Australia)
  • VicFUG - Victorian FreeBSD Users Group
  • MSOSUG - Melbourne Solaris and Open Solaris Users Group
  • ACM - Association of Computing Machinery
  • IEEE-CS - IEEE Computer Society
member of
I hold qualifications including: member of
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A brief personal history can be found in my biography (as well as a table of my work history), my thesis work is described in the walnut kernel documents, education is listed in my educational summary and my publications are listed in my bibliography. Information about my books is available including some support materials and on-line editions.

My wife and I have horses and do dressage.


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       There are only 3 numbers in Computer Science: Zero, One and "N".
                                        -- Maurice Castro

Favoured Quotations

       "In hardware engineering, Ohm's law and Maxwell's equations pale
       in importance and influence next to Murphy's Law" 
                                        -- Gordon Bell 

Notes and Topics of Interest

An eclectic collection of pages on topics ranging from horses to software:


Links to some of my other pages:

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