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
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This reference manual is the definitive guide to the GNU Scientific Library (GSL), a numerical library for C and C++ programmers. The manual documents over 1,000 mathematical routines needed for solving problems in science and engineering.
This third edition has been updated for version 1.12 (January 2009). It features numerous corrections, new examples and function descriptions including routines for nonsymmetric and generalised eigensystems, basis splines and Mathieu functions. The GPG key used to sign the GSL source is included in the manual, allowing you to check downloaded files for security.
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Table of Contents
- Using the library
- Error Handling
- Mathematical Functions
- Complex Numbers
- Special Functions
- Vectors and Matrices
- BLAS Support
- Linear Algebra
- Fast Fourier Transforms
- Numerical Integration
- Random Number Generation
- Quasi-Random Sequences
- Random Number Distributions
- Monte Carlo Integration
- Simulated Annealing
- Ordinary Differential Equations
- Numerical Differentiation
- Chebyshev Approximations
- Series Acceleration
- Wavelet Transforms
- Discrete Hankel Transforms
- One dimensional Root-Finding
- One dimensional Minimization
- Multidimensional Root-Finding
- Multidimensional Minimization
- Least-Squares Fitting
- Nonlinear Least-Squares Fitting
- Basis Splines
- Physical Constants
- IEEE floating-point arithmetic
- Debugging Numerical Programs
- Contributors to GSL
- Autoconf Macros
- GSL CBLAS Library
- GNU General Public License
- GNU Free Documentation License
- Function Index
- Variable Index
- Type Index
- Concept Index
- Recommended Books on Numerical Programming - from Brian Gough (GSL Maintainer)
- Book Review: Numerische Physik by H. Wiedemann - from Brian Gough (GSL Maintainer)
- More Recommended Books on Numerical Programming - from Brian Gough (GSL Maintainer)
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- GNU Scientific Library Reference Manual (December 2001, ISBN 095416170X)