Numerical recipes example book (C). 2. ed. (English) Zbl 0778.65003

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. viii, 325 p. (1992).
The aim of the book is to supply C source programs which exercise and demonstrate all of the subroutines, procedures and functions presented in the authors’ work “Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Computing”, second edition (Cambridge University Press, 1992; for the first edition (1988) see Zbl 0661.65001), which is divided into identical chapters.
Each program is accompanied by comments, a short description of its functionality, specifying also the tested procedure name. Input and output data are supplied in many cases. The Numerical Recipes software collection in C contains about 350 routines and demonstration programs.
The programs contained in both the second edition main book and the example book are available on diskettes in several machine-readable formats.


65-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to numerical analysis
65-04 Software, source code, etc. for problems pertaining to numerical analysis
65Fxx Numerical linear algebra
65Dxx Numerical approximation and computational geometry (primarily algorithms)
65C10 Random number generation in numerical analysis
68P10 Searching and sorting
65Hxx Nonlinear algebraic or transcendental equations
65K05 Numerical mathematical programming methods
65T40 Numerical methods for trigonometric approximation and interpolation
65C99 Probabilistic methods, stochastic differential equations
65Lxx Numerical methods for ordinary differential equations
65Mxx Numerical methods for partial differential equations, initial value and time-dependent initial-boundary value problems


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