Numerical Recipes Source Code CD-ROM: The Art of Scientific Computing / Edition 3

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Overview

The Numerical Recipes Third Edition Code CDROM contains the complete source code in C++ for Numerical Recipes Third Edition, with many completely new routines, plus source code from Numerical Recipes Second Edition in C, Fortran 77, and Fortran 90 and Numerical Recipes First Edition in Pascal and BASIC, and more. Compatible with all computers and operating systems, the CDROM includes a Personal Single-User License that allows an individual to use the copyrighted code on any number of computers (no more than one at a time). More general licenses are available, as well as more information about the CDROM and the book — including a fully electronic online version. Please visit www.nr.com or www.cambridge.org/us/numericalrecipes for more details. More information concerning licenses is available at: www.nr.com/licenses The Readers' Forum, for bug reports and other information on using Numerical Recipes: http://www.nr.com/forum/

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This monumental and classic work is beautifully produced and of literary as well as mathematical quality. It is an essential component of any serious scientific or engineering library."
Computing Reviews

"… an instant ‘classic,’ a book that should be purchased and read by anyone who uses numerical methods …"
American Journal of Physics

"… replete with the standard spectrum of mathematically pretreated and coded/numerical routines for linear equations, matrices and arrays, curves, splines, polynomials, functions, roots, series, integrals, eigenvectors, FFT and other transforms, distributions, statistics, and on to ODE's and PDE's … delightful."
Physics in Canada

"… if you were to have only a single book on numerical methods, this is the one I would recommend."
IEEE Computational Science & Engineering

"This encyclopedic book should be read (or at least owned) not only by those who must roll their own numerical methods, but by all who must use prepackaged programs."
New Scientist

"These books are a must for anyone doing scientific computing."
Journal of the American Chemical Society

"The authors are to be congratulated for providing the scientific community with a valuable resource."
The Scientist

"I think this is an incredibly valuable book for both learning and reference and I recommend it for any scientists or student in a numerate discipline who need to understand and/or program numerical algorithms."
International Association for Pattern Recognition

"The attractive style of the text and the availability of the codes ensured the popularity of the previous editions and also recommended this recent volume to different categories of readers, more or less experienced in numerical computation."
Octavian Pastravanu, Zentralblatt MATH

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521706858
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 8/31/2007
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1235
  • Sales rank: 1,200,930
  • Product dimensions: 5.35 (w) x 7.52 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

William H. Press holds the Raymer Chair in Computer Sciences and Integrative Biology at the University of Texas at Austin.

Saul A. Teukolsky is H. A. Bethe Professor in Physics in the Radiophysics and Space Research Department of Cornell University.

William Vetterling is a Research Fellow and Director of the Image Science Laboratory at ZINK Imaging, LLC in Waltham, MA. His career includes eight years on the physics faculty at Harvard, and 20 years of numerical modeling and laboratory research on digital imaging at Polaroid Corporation.

Brian P. Flannery is Science, Strategy and Programs Manager at Exxon Mobil Corporation.

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Table of Contents

1. Preliminaries; 2. Solution of linear algebraic equations; 3. Interpolation and extrapolation; 4. Integration of functions; 5. Evaluation of functions; 6. Special functions; 7. Random numbers; 8. Sorting and selection; 9. Root finding and nonlinear sets of equations; 10. Minimization or maximization of functions; 11. Eigensystems; 12. Fast Fourier transform; 13. Fourier and spectral applications; 14. Statistical description of data; 15. Modeling of data; 16. Classification and inference; 17. Integration of ordinary differential equations; 18. Two point boundary value problems; 19. Integral equations and inverse theory; 20. Partial differential equations; 21. Computational geometry; 22. Less-numerical algorithms; References.

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