Python Scripting for Computational Science

Python Scripting for Computational Science


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With a primary focus on examples and applications of relevance to computational scientists, this brilliantly useful book shows computational scientists how to develop tailored, flexible, and human-efficient working environments built from small scripts written in the easy-to-learn, high-level Python language. All the tools and examples in this book are open source codes. This third edition features lots of new material. It is also released after a comprehensive reorganization of the text. The author has inserted improved examples and tools and updated information, as well as correcting any errors that crept in to the first imprint.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 782 pages
  • 165.1 x 238.76 x 50.8mm | 1,247.37g
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 3rd ed. 2008. Corr. 2nd printing 2009
  • biography
  • 3540739157
  • 9783540739159
  • 414,936

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From the reviews of the second edition: "This book addresses primarily a CSE (computational science and engineering) audience. ... gives a clear and detailed account on the ways in which the surprisingly powerful Python language may aid the CSE community." (H. Muthsam, Monatshefte fur Mathematik, Vol. 151 (4), 2007)

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Table of contents

Getting Started with Python Scripting.- Basic Python.- Numerical Computing in Python.- Combining Python with Fortran, C, and C++.- to GUI Programming.- Web Interfaces and CGI Programming.- Advanced Python.- Fortran Programming with NumPy Arrays.- C and C++ Programming with NumPy Arrays.- More Advanced GUI Programming.- Tools and Examples.

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