Newsgroups: comp.lang.fortran, sci.math.num-analysis
From: glen herrmannsfeldt <g...@ugcs.caltech.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 19:07:08 +0000 (UTC)
Local: Thurs, Feb 24 2011 2:07 pm
Subject: Re: Numerical algorithm books
In comp.lang.fortran n...@cam.ac.uk wrote:I don't believe that you can fit into a book the breadth of
> This question has been asked before, but I have been asked yet again
> to recommend reliable books on high-quality, modern algorithms for
> numerical tasks. Ideally, fairly general ones, but ones for specific
> fields would also be useful. They should also be implementable in
> Fortran - i.e. should NOT require dynamic compilation, no type
> checking and other such aberrations.
> By "reliable, high-quality, modern", I mean an order of magnitude
> better than Numerical Recipes, of course.
> Any suggestions appreciated, but I am not optimistic :-(
coverage of NR, and at significantly more depth. (Quality is
likely not linear with depth (pages), so maybe only two or
three times the pages.)
As I remember it, NR supplies references for more depth on each
Though it seems usual for the deeper books to be more theory
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