GNU Scientific Library Reference Manual - Third Edition (v1.12)by M. Galassi, J. Davies, J. Theiler, B. Gough, G. Jungman, P. Alken, M. Booth, F. Rossi Paperback (6"x9"), 592 pages, 60 figures ISBN 0954612078 RRP £24.95 ($39.95) |

# B Contributors to GSL

(See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for up-to-date information.)

**Mark Galassi**- Conceived GSL (with James Theiler) and wrote the design document. Wrote the simulated annealing package and the relevant chapter in the manual.
**James Theiler**- Conceived GSL (with Mark Galassi). Wrote the random number generators and the relevant chapter in this manual.
**Jim Davies**- Wrote the statistical routines and the relevant chapter in this manual.
**Brian Gough**- FFTs, numerical integration, random number generators and distributions, root finding, minimization and fitting, polynomial solvers, complex numbers, physical constants, permutations, vector and matrix functions, histograms, statistics, ieee-utils, revised cblas Level 2 & 3, matrix decompositions, eigensystems, cumulative distribution functions, testing, documentation and releases.
**Reid Priedhorsky**- Wrote and documented the initial version of the root finding routines while at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Group.
**Gerard Jungman**- Special Functions, Series acceleration, ODEs, BLAS, Linear Algebra, Eigensystems, Hankel Transforms.
**Mike Booth**- Wrote the Monte Carlo library.
**Jorma Olavi Tähtinen**- Wrote the initial complex arithmetic functions.
**Thomas Walter**- Wrote the initial heapsort routines and cholesky decomposition.
**Fabrice Rossi**- Multidimensional minimization.
**Carlo Perassi**- Implementation of the random number generators in Knuth's Seminumerical Algorithms, 3rd Ed.
**Szymon Jaroszewicz**- Wrote the routines for generating combinations.
**Nicolas Darnis**- Wrote the cyclic functions and the initial functions for canonical permutations.
**Jason H. Stover**- Wrote the major cumulative distribution functions.
**Ivo Alxneit**- Wrote the routines for wavelet transforms.
**Tuomo Keskitalo**- Improved the implementation of the ODE solvers.
**Lowell Johnson**- Implementation of the Mathieu functions.
**Patrick Alken**- Implementation of non-symmetric and generalized eigensystems and B-splines.

Thanks to Nigel Lowry for help in proofreading the manual.

The non-symmetric eigensystems routines contain code based on the LAPACK linear algebra library. LAPACK is distributed under the following license:

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