Numerical Recipes 3rd Edition

The Art of Scientific Computing

Author: William H. Press

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521880688

Category: Computers

Page: 1235

View: 8275

Do you want easy access to the latest methods in scientific computing? This greatly expanded third edition of Numerical Recipes has it, with wider coverage than ever before, many new, expanded and updated sections, and two completely new chapters. The executable C++ code, now printed in colour for easy reading, adopts an object-oriented style particularly suited to scientific applications. Co-authored by four leading scientists from academia and industry, Numerical Recipes starts with basic mathematics and computer science and proceeds to complete, working routines. The whole book is presented in the informal, easy-to-read style that made earlier editions so popular. Highlights of the new material include: a new chapter on classification and inference, Gaussian mixture models, HMMs, hierarchical clustering, and SVMs; a new chapter on computational geometry, covering KD trees, quad- and octrees, Delaunay triangulation, and algorithms for lines, polygons, triangles, and spheres; interior point methods for linear programming; MCMC; an expanded treatment of ODEs with completely new routines; and many new statistical distributions. For support, or to subscribe to an online version, please visit

Parallel Scientific Computing in C++ and MPI

A Seamless Approach to Parallel Algorithms and their Implementation

Author: George Em Karniadakis,Robert M. Kirby II

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110749477X

Category: Computers

Page: 628

View: 7626

Numerical algorithms, modern programming techniques, and parallel computing are often taught serially across different courses and different textbooks. The need to integrate concepts and tools usually comes only in employment or in research - after the courses are concluded - forcing the student to synthesise what is perceived to be three independent subfields into one. This book provides a seamless approach to stimulate the student simultaneously through the eyes of multiple disciplines, leading to enhanced understanding of scientific computing as a whole. The book includes both basic as well as advanced topics and places equal emphasis on the discretization of partial differential equations and on solvers. Some of the advanced topics include wavelets, high-order methods, non-symmetric systems, and parallelization of sparse systems. The material covered is suited to students from engineering, computer science, physics and mathematics.

Random Heterogeneous Materials

Microstructure and Macroscopic Properties

Author: Salvatore Torquato

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475763557

Category: Mathematics

Page: 703

View: 4169

This accessible text presents a unified approach of treating the microstructure and effective properties of heterogeneous media. Part I deals with the quantitative characterization of the microstructure of heterogeneous via theoretical methods; Part II treats a wide variety of effective properties of heterogeneous materials and how they are linked to the microstructure, accomplished by using rigorous methods.

Numerical Algorithms with C

Author: Giesela Engeln-Müllges,Frank Uhlig

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642610749

Category: Mathematics

Page: 597

View: 8416

More scientists now use C than any other programming language. This book contains practical, computer-ready algorithms for many standard methods of numerical mathematics. It describes the principles of the various methods and provides support in choosing the appropriate method for a given task. Topics given special emphasis include converging methods for solving nonlinear equations, methods for solving systems of linear equations for many special matrix structures, and the Shepard method for multidimensional interpolation. The CD contains C-programs for almost all the algorithms given in the book and a compiler, together with software for graphical printing.

Real Computing Made Real

Preventing Errors in Scientific and Engineering Calculations

Author: Forman S. Acton

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152936

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

View: 5615

This concise guide to trouble-shooting offers practical advice on detecting and removing the bugs, preserving significant figures, avoiding extraneous solutions, and finding efficient iterative processes for solving nonlinear equations. 1996 edition.

Numerical Recipes Code CD-ROM with UNIX Single Screen License CD-ROM

Includes Source Code for Numerical Recipes in C, Fortran 77, Fortran 90, Pascal, BASIC, Lisp and Modula 2 plus many extras

Author: William H. Press,Saul A. Teukolsky,William T. Vetterling,Brian P. Flannery

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521576079

Category: Mathematics

Page: 994

View: 5013

The Numerical Recipes Code CD -ROM contains, in a single omnibus edition, all the source code for the routines and examples from: Numerical Recipes in Fortran 77: The Art of Scientific Computing (Second Edition), Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90: The Art of Parallel Scientific Computing, Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Computing (Second Edition), both ANSI and K&R C, Numerical Recipes in Pascal: The Art of Scientific Computing,and Numerical Recipes Routines and Examples in BASIC. The ISO 9660 standard format CD-ROM includes HTML files that allow the use of any Web browser to navigate among all the program files. The CD-ROM also contains the complete public domain SLATEC Common Mathematical Library, a comprehensive collection of over 1400 mathematical and statistical routines. A UNIX one-screen code use license is included.

Introduction to the Modern Theory of Dynamical Systems

Author: Anatole Katok,Boris Hasselblatt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521575577

Category: Mathematics

Page: 802

View: 9582

This book provides a self-contained comprehensive exposition of the theory of dynamical systems. The book begins with a discussion of several elementary but crucial examples. These are used to formulate a program for the general study of asymptotic properties and to introduce the principal theoretical concepts and methods. The main theme of the second part of the book is the interplay between local analysis near individual orbits and the global complexity of the orbit structure. The third and fourth parts develop the theories of low-dimensional dynamical systems and hyperbolic dynamical systems in depth. The book is aimed at students and researchers in mathematics at all levels from advanced undergraduate and up.

Numerical Recipes in C

The Art of Scientific Computing

Author: William H. Press

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521437202

Category: C (Computer program language)

Page: 994

View: 5308

The example books published as part of the Numerical Recipes second edition series contain source programs that exercise and demonstrate all of the Numerical Recipes subroutines. Each example program contains comments and is prefaced by a short description of what it does. The books contain all of the old material from the original edition as well as new material from the second edition. They will be valuable for readers who wish to incorporate procedures and subroutines into their own source programs. They are available in both FORTRAN and C.

Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy

A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data

Author: Željko Ivezić,Andrew J. Connolly,Jacob T VanderPlas,Alexander Gray

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400848911

Category: Science

Page: 552

View: 6719

As telescopes, detectors, and computers grow ever more powerful, the volume of data at the disposal of astronomers and astrophysicists will enter the petabyte domain, providing accurate measurements for billions of celestial objects. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the cutting-edge statistical methods needed to efficiently analyze complex data sets from astronomical surveys such as the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, the Dark Energy Survey, and the upcoming Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. It serves as a practical handbook for graduate students and advanced undergraduates in physics and astronomy, and as an indispensable reference for researchers. Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy presents a wealth of practical analysis problems, evaluates techniques for solving them, and explains how to use various approaches for different types and sizes of data sets. For all applications described in the book, Python code and example data sets are provided. The supporting data sets have been carefully selected from contemporary astronomical surveys (for example, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey) and are easy to download and use. The accompanying Python code is publicly available, well documented, and follows uniform coding standards. Together, the data sets and code enable readers to reproduce all the figures and examples, evaluate the methods, and adapt them to their own fields of interest. Describes the most useful statistical and data-mining methods for extracting knowledge from huge and complex astronomical data sets Features real-world data sets from contemporary astronomical surveys Uses a freely available Python codebase throughout Ideal for students and working astronomers

An Introduction to Numerical Methods in C++

Author: Brian Hilton Flowers,Sir Brian Hilton Flowers

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198506935

Category: Computers

Page: 555

View: 8530

Designed for the many applied mathematicians and engineers who wish to explore computerized numerical methods, this text explores the power of C++ as a tool for work in numerical methods. This revision of the successful first edition includes for the first time information on programming in Windows-based environments. In addition it includes new topics and methods throughout the text that clarify and enhance the treatment of the subject.

Relational Database Design Clearly Explained

Author: Jan L. Harrington

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9781558608207

Category: Computers

Page: 393

View: 6405

Fully revised and updated, Relational Database Design, Second Edition is the most lucid and effective introduction to relational database design available. Here, you'll find the conceptual and practical information you need to develop a design that ensures data accuracy and user satisfaction while optimizing performance, regardless of your experience level or choice of DBMS. Supporting the book's step-by-step instruction are three case studies illustrating the planning, analysis, and design steps involved in arriving at a sound design. These real-world examples include object-relational design techniques, which are addressed in greater detail in a new chapter devoted entirely to this timely subject. * Concepts you need to master to put the book's practical instruction to work. * Methods for tailoring your design to the environment in which the database will run and the uses to which it will be put. * Design approaches that ensure data accuracy and consistency. * Examples of how design can inhibit or boost database application performance. * Object-relational design techniques, benefits, and examples. * Instructions on how to choose and use a normalization technique. * Guidelines for understanding and applying Codd's rules. * Tools to implement a relational design using SQL. * Techniques for using CASE tools for database design.

Hacking, 2nd Edition

The Art of Exploitation

Author: Jon Erickson

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593271441


Page: 488

View: 7224

An introduction to hacking describes the techniques of computer hacking, covering such topics as stack-based overflows, format string exploits, network security, cryptographic attacks, and shellcode.

The Power of Logic

Author: Charles S. Layman

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780072875874

Category: Philosophy

Page: 598

View: 1428

This introductory level text carries the conviction that logic is the most important course that college students take. The Power of Logic provides balanced coverage of informal logic, traditional categorical logic, and modern symbolic logic, while its companion online supplement, Logic Tutor, offers a wealth of applications for the concepts discussed. Layman’s direct and accessible writing style, along with his plentiful examples and imaginative exercises, make this the best text for today's logic classes.

Introduction to C++ Programming and Graphics

Author: Constantine Pozrikidis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387689923

Category: Computers

Page: 372

View: 2418

This book offers a venue for rapidly learning the language of C++ by concisely revealing its grammar, syntax and main features, and by explaining the key ideas behind object oriented programming (OOP) with emphasis on scientific computing. The book reviews elemental concepts of computers and computing, describes the primary features of C++, illustrates the use of pointers and user-defined functions, analyzes the construction of classes, and discusses graphics programming based on VOGLE and OpenGL. In short, the book is a basic, concise introduction to C++ programming for everyone from students to scientists and engineers seeking a quick grasp of key topics.

Python Cookbook

Author: Alex Martelli,Anna Ravenscroft,David Ascher

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596554743

Category: Computers

Page: 846

View: 8154

Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications. It is now being used by an increasing number of major organizations, including NASA and Google.Updated for Python 2.4, The Python Cookbook, 2nd Edition offers a wealth of useful code for all Python programmers, not just advanced practitioners. Like its predecessor, the new edition provides solutions to problems that Python programmers face everyday.It now includes over 200 recipes that range from simple tasks, such as working with dictionaries and list comprehensions, to complex tasks, such as monitoring a network and building a templating system. This revised version also includes new chapters on topics such as time, money, and metaprogramming.Here's a list of additional topics covered: Manipulating text Searching and sorting Working with files and the filesystem Object-oriented programming Dealing with threads and processes System administration Interacting with databases Creating user interfaces Network and web programming Processing XML Distributed programming Debugging and testing Another advantage of The Python Cookbook, 2nd Edition is its trio of authors--three well-known Python programming experts, who are highly visible on email lists and in newsgroups, and speak often at Python conferences.With scores of practical examples and pertinent background information, The Python Cookbook, 2nd Edition is the one source you need if you're looking to build efficient, flexible, scalable, and well-integrated systems.

Numerical Recipes Example Book (Pascal)

Author: William H. Press,Brian P. Flannery,Saul A. Teukolsky,William T. Vetterling

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521376754

Category: Mathematics

Page: 231

View: 2225

Designed to accompany Numerical Recipes in Pascal the example book provides listings of demonstration programs (source code) that illustrate the use of each Pascal procedure found in the main book. This book will be a valuable aid to users wishing to incorporate Pascal programs into their own applications programs and to conduct simple validation tests. The programs found in this book are different from the original example book in Pascal (which will be phased out). Furthermore, they are not compatible with the Pascal programs found in the appendix of the original (FORTRAN) version of Numerical Recipes. The Pascal appendix is being dropped from the FORTRAN book with the publication of Numerical Recipes in Pascal. The revised example diskette contains the machine-readable source code for the programs found in the revised example book. (It only contains the programs; it does not contain any text found in the book.) N.B. The diskette that accompanies the revised example book replaces the extant Numerical Recipes Example Diskette (Pascal). The revised diskette is only compatible with the programs listed in the revised example book.


The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

Author: Charles Petzold

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735638721

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 4530

What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for anyone who’s ever wondered about the secret inner life of computers and other smart machines. It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently comprehensible story—and along the way, you’ll discover you’ve gained a real context for understanding today’s world of PCs, digital media, and the Internet. No matter what your level of technical savvy, CODE will charm you—and perhaps even awaken the technophile within.

Numerical Methods with MATLAB

Implementations and Applications

Author: Gerald W. Recktenwald

Publisher: Pearson College Division


Category: Computers

Page: 786

View: 8106

This thorough, modern exposition of classic numerical methods using MATLAB briefly develops the fundamental theory of each method. Rather than providing a detailed numerical analysis, the behavior of the methods is exposed by carefully designed numerical experiments. The methods are then exercised on several nontrivial example problems from engineering practice. This structured, concise, and efficient book contains a large number of examples of two basic types—One type of example demonstrates a principle or numerical method in the simplest possible terms. Another type of example demonstrates how a particular method can be used to solve a more complex practical problem. The material in each chapter is organized as a progression from the simple to the complex. Contains an extensive reference to using MATLAB. This includes interactive (command line) use of MATLAB, MATLAB programming, plotting, file input and output. For a practical and rigorous introduction to the fundamentals of numerical computation.

Scientific Computing

An Introductory Survey

Author: Michael T. Heath

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe

ISBN: 9780071244893

Category: Numerical analysis

Page: 563

View: 1145

This Auditing practice set incorporates both the cycles and the risk approach using the audit risk model. Students will learn to design and prepare the current year's working papers and assemble the completed case. Taking about 30 hours to complete, this practice set can be used with any Auditing textbook.