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Problem Solving Environments for Scientific Computing


Edited By: B Ford and F Chatelin


Hardback | Dec 1987 | #84593 | ISBN: 0444702547
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The aim of this conference was to investigate the motivation for and development of Problem Solving Environments (PSEs) for Scientific Computing. The meeting was interdisciplinary, including experts in Physics, Chemistry, Oceanography, Biology and fields of Engineering, as well as authorities in Software Engineering, Numerical Software Construction, Computing Science, Computational Mathematics and Statistics. Whilst some Working Conferences are essentially review meetings in the course of the development of a particular field, it is evident that focussed consideration of problem solving environments for many people started with this meeting.


Introduction (Papers by: B. Ford, R.M.J. Iles; S.I. Feldman; J.W. Brown). Examples in Mathematics (Papers by: L.M. Delves; P. Laug, M. Vidrascu; E.L. Lusk, R.A. Overbeek). Mathematics for PSE (Paper by: J.H. Davenport). Human Interface (Papers by: P.M. Zion; G. Papcun; Y. Umetani et al.). Mathematics for PSE (Paper by: H.W. McLaughlin). Examples in Statistics (Papers by: J.A. Nelder; J.M. Chambers). System Architectures - Trade Offs and Choices (Papers by: P.J. Weinberger; G. Clemm, L.J. Osterweil). An Example - ELLPACK (Paper by: J.R. Rice). Other System Issues (Papers by: W.M. Gentleman; M. Machura). Languages and Command Interfaces (Paper by: J. Lotzsch). Open Session (Papers by: A. Dabrowski; M. Bercovier, G. Berold; N. Holsti; S. Cohen; K. Broughan). Languages and Command Interfaces (Papers by: J.R. Gurd, C.C. Kirkham, A.J. Parker; J. Fitch). Review (Papers by: N.L. Schryer; K.G. Wilson).

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