** Alexiades**
On-line Resources on:
** Computational Science **

** General **
Victor Eijkhout,
**Introduction to High Performance Scientific Computing**,
*superb, a bible for sci.computing*, paperback or free download !
Kai Velten,
Mathematical Modeling and Simulation: Introduction for Scientists and Engineers , Wiley-VCH 2009, excellent book (and software)
Book:
A Survey of Computational Physics: Introductory Computational Science,

by Rubin H Landau, Manuel José Páez & Cristian C Bordeianu,
Princeton U Press, Aug 2008, 656 pp. $69.50 ...*excellent*
Mathematics Source Library C & ASM
(brief description of core algorithms and C codes), *excellent*
Book:
Scientific Computing: An Introductory Survey , 2nd ed.,
by Michael T Heath, McGraw-Hill, 2002.

and his excellent
**Interactive Educational Modules** (java applets)
Book: Computational Mathematics:
Models, Methods and Analysis with MATLAB and MPI,

by Robert E. White, Chapman&Hall/CRC, Jan.2004.
Book:
Computational Science and Engineering by Gil Strang,
2007, and
resources.
Numerical Recipes in Fortran (or C), Cambridge U Press,1992
** CSEP:*** Computational Science Education Project*
of DOE at ORNL (from the early 1990's)
Data Analysis BriefBook from CERN
** Mathematics Archives **
multi-award winning math resource, from
** UTK Math Dept**
Numerical Computing Resources on the Internet ,
from Indiana
Introduction to Computer Science, book by
Sedgewick and Wayne, from Princeton

** Public domain math software **
**CAE Linux**
a Linux distribution loaded with all the open source computational packages one would ever need and more!
** Netlib ** at ORNL and UTK, software repository
**GSL:**
GNU Scientific Library modular C-routines for most tasks!
** GAMS:** * Guide to Available Math Software *
from NIST
** FreeMat **
... free, super-matlab, super-powerful package, for all platforms
** Octave **
... a free, matlab-clone
** R project** for statistical computing and graphics
... powerful environment and language( S like )
MATLAB / R Reference by David Hiebeler
Engauge Digitizer
... digitize points on plots, images (works great)
Dizzy
... chemical kinetics stochastic simulator (*excellent*)
SimLab
... statistical sensitivity and uncertainty analysis (*excellent*)
Sage
... python-based, very powerful alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab
** Scilab **
... a free, matlab-like, powerful package, from INRIA
OpenMolelica
... Modelica-based modeling, compilation and simulation environment, from Sweden

** Plotting **
**gnuplot **
... simple, powerful
plotting ...
a nice
brief intro ...

impressive examples to try:
spiro2.gp ,
spiro3.gp ...
and
gnuplot
** binary for MSwin**
** R project**
for Statistical computing, also excellent for graphics
** PGPLOT Graphics Subroutine Library **
... Fortran-callable, from CalTech
**List of Graphics & analysis software**, from Texas A&M

** Parallel / Distributed Computing **
wikipedia articles on:
parallel computing ,
distributed computing ,
MPI,
PVM
Message Passing Interface, chap.8 of
Designing and Building Parallel Programs, by Ian Foster
a list of online
Tutorial material on MPI
MPI
- Message Passing Interface standard
open-MPI , successor to
LAM-MPI
PVM
- Parallel Virtual Machine ("poor man's supercomputer"),
from ORNL, also available on
netlib
PVM vs MPI
(.ps) - comparison of features (paper from
*Calculateurs Paralleles Vol. 8 No. 2 (1996)*)

Aztec
- parallel iterative library for linear systems,
from Sandia
DAGH
(Distributed Adaptive Grid Hierarchy)
- adaptive finite difference methods for PDEs,
from U.Texas
MUDPACK
- Multigrid Software for Elliptic PDEs, by John C Adams,
from NCAR
PETSc
- Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation,
from Argonne
Trilinos Project
packages for multiphysics engineering problems, from Sandia

** Optimization**

**
Fourier Analysis - Signal Processing - Wavelets**

** Other **
DPGraph 2000
a nice graphics package, by David Parker

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Last Updated:
31 Jan 2015