From Narbik Kocharians:
First, I would like to thank God for giving me the opportunity and ability to write, teach, and do what I truly enjoy doing. Also, I would like to thank my family, especially my wife of 29 years, Janet, for her constant encouragement and help. She does such an amazing job of interacting with students and handling all the logistics of organizing classes as I focus on teaching. I also would like to thank my children, Chris, Patrick, Alexandra, and my little one, Daniel, for their patience.
A special thanks goes to Mr. Brett Bartow for his patience and our constant changing of the deadlines. It goes without saying that the technical editors and reviewers did a phenomenal job; thank you very much. Finally, ...