A Numerical Library in Java for Scientists and Engineers

A Numerical Library in Java for Scientists and Engineers

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At last researchers have an inexpensive library of Java-based numeric procedures for use in scientific computation. The first and only book of its kind, A Numeric Library in Java for Scientists and Engineers is a translation into Java of the library NUMAL (NUMerical procedures in ALgol 60). This groundbreaking text presents procedural descriptions for linear algebra, ordinary and partial differential equations, optimization, parameter estimation, mathematical physics, and other tools that are indispensable to any dynamic research group. The book offers test programs that allow researchers to execute the examples provided; users are free to construct their own tests and apply the numeric procedures to them in order to observe a successful computation or simulate failure. The entry for each procedure is logically presented, with name, usage parameters, and Java code included. This handbook serves as a powerful research tool, enabling the performance of critical computations in Java. It stands as a cost-efficient alternative to expensive commercial software package of procedural components.
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  • Hardback | 1088 pages
  • 185.42 x 264.16 x 63.5mm | 1,995.8g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Boca Raton, FL, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • illustrations, bibliographical references, index
  • 1584884304
  • 9781584884309
  • 2,542,849

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION ELEMENTARY PROCEDURES Real Vector and Matrix - Initialization Real Vector and Matrix - Duplication Real Vector and Matrix - Multiplication Real Vector Vector Products Real Matrix Vector Products Real Matrix Matrix Products Real Vector and Matrix - Elimination Real Vector and Matrix - Interchanging Real Vector and Matrix - Rotation Real Vector and Matrix - Norms Real Vector and Matrix - Scaling Complex Vector and Matrix - Multiplication Complex Vector and Matrix - Scalar Products Complex Vector and Matrix - Elimination Complex Vector and Matrix - Rotation Complex Vector and Matrix - Norms Complex Vector and Matrix - Scaling Complex Monadic Operations Complex Dyadic Operations Long Integer Arithmetic ALGEBRAIC EVALUATIONS Evaluation of Polynomials in Grunert Form Evaluation of General Orthogonal Polynomials Evaluation of Chebyshev Polynomials Evaluation of Fourier Series Evaluation of Continued Fractions Transformation of Polynomial Representation Operations on Orthogonal Polynomials LINEAR ALGEBRA Full Real General Matrices Real Symmetric Positive Definite Matrices General Real Symmetric Matrices Real Full Rank Overdetermined Systems Other Real Matrix Problems Real Sparse Non-Symmetric Band Matrices Real Sparse Non-Symmetric Tridiagonal Matrices Sparse Symmetric Positive Definite Band Matrices Symmetric Positive Definite Tridiagonal Matrices Sparse Real Matrices - Iterative Methods Similarity Transformation Other Transformations The (Ordinary) Eigenvalue Problem The Generalized Eigenvalue Problem Singular Values Zeros of Polynomials ANALYTIC EVALUATIONS Evaluation of an Infinite Series Quadrature Numerical Differentiation ANALYTIC PROBLEMS Nonlinear Equations Unconstrained Optimization Overdetermined Nonlinear Systems Differential Equations - Initial Value Problems Two Point Boundary Value Problems Two-Dimensional Boundary Value Problems Parameter estimation in differential equations SPECIAL FUNCTIONS Elementary Functions Exponential Integral Gamma Function Error Function Bessel Functions of Integer Order Bessel Functions of Real Order INTERPOLATION AND APPROXIMATION Real Data in One Dimension ADDENDA Fast Fourier Transforms Time Series Analysis WORKED EXAMPLES Examples for Chapter 1 Procedures Examples for Chapter 2 Procedures Examples for Chapter 3 Procedures Examples for Chapter 4 Procedures Examples for Chapter 5 Procedures Examples for Chapter 6 Procedures Examples for Chapter 7 procedures APPENDIX A: REFERENCES APPENDIX B: PROCEDURES DESCRIPTION INDEX OF PROCEDURES
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