WorldCat Identities

Press, William H.

Overview
Works: 230 works in 1,077 publications in 5 languages and 9,478 library holdings
Genres: Software 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: QA76.73.F25, 005.133
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about William H Press
 
Most widely held works by William H Press
Numerical recipes : the art of scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

109 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Co-authored by four leading scientists from academia and industry, Numerical Recipes Third Edition starts with basic mathematics and computer science and proceeds to complete, working routines. Widely recognized as the most comprehensive, accessible and practical basis for scientific computing, this new edition incorporates more than 400 Numerical Recipes routines, many of them new or upgraded. The executable C++ code, now printed in color for easy reading, adopts an object-oriented style particularly suited to scientific applications. The whole book is presented in the informal, easy-to-read style that made earlier editions so popular. New key features: 2 new chapters, 25 new sections, 25% longer than Second Edition; Thorough upgrades throughout the text; Over 100 completely new routines and upgrades of many more; New Classification and Inference chapter, including Gaussian mixture models, HMMs, hierarchical clustering, Support Vector Machines; New Computational Geometry chapter covers KD trees, quad- and octrees, Delaunay triangulation, and algorithms for lines, polygons, triangles, and spheres; New sections include interior point methods for linear programming, Monte Carlo Markov Chains, spectral and pseudospectral methods for PDEs, and many new statistical distributions; An expanded treatment of ODEs with completely new routines; Comprehensive coverage of: linear algebra, interpolation, special functions, random numbers, nonlinear sets of equations, optimization, eigensystems, Fourier methods and wavelets, statistical tests, ODEs and PDEs, integral equations, and inverse theory, and more. - Publisher
Numerical recipes in C : the art of scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

161 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition contains the latest versions of the routines but written in the C programming language. The book covers scientific applications, dynamic memory allocation, modularization, pointer references to matrices, structured programming and other topics and has an accompanying diskette
Numerical recipes in FORTRAN : the art of scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

47 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the revised and greatly expanded Second Edition of the hugely popular Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing. The product of a unique collaboration among four leading scientists in academic research and industry, Numerical Recipes is a complete text and reference book on scientific computing. In a self-contained manner it proceeds from mathematical and theoretical considerations to actual practical computer routines. With over 100 new routines (now well over 300 in all), plus upgraded versions of many of the original routines, this book is more than ever the most practical, comprehensive handbook of scientific computing available today." "The book retains the informal, easy-to-read style that made the first edition so popular, with many new topics presented at the same accessible level. In addition, some sections of more advanced material have been introduced, set off in small type from the main body of the text. Numerical Recipes is an ideal textbook for scientists and engineers and an indispensable reference for anyone who works in scientific computing." "Highlights of the new material include a new chapter on integral equations and inverse methods; multigrid methods for solving partial differential equations; improved random number routines; wavelet transforms; the statistical bootstrap method; a new chapter on "less-numerical" algorithms including compression coding and arbitrary precision arithmetic; band diagonal linear systems; linear algebra on sparse matrices; Cholesky and QR decomposition; calculation of numerical derivatives; Pade approximants, and rational Chebyshev approximation; new special functions; Monte Carlo integration in high-dimensional spaces; globally convergent methods for sets of nonlinear equations; an expanded chapter on fast Fourier methods; spectral analysis on unevenly sampled data; Savitzky-Golay smoothing filters; and two-dimensional Kolmogorov-Smirnoff tests." "All this is in addition to material on such basic topics as: linear equations, interpolation and extrapolation, integration, nonlinear root-finding, eigensystems, ordinary differential equations, evaluation of functions, sorting, optimization, statistical description and modeling of data, and two-point boundary value problems."--Jacket
Numerical recipes in C++ : the art of scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

46 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updates the full mathematical and explanatory contents of Numerical recipes in C and incorporates completely new C++ versions of the numerical recipes
Numerical recipes in Pascal : the art of scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

54 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version of the first edition of Numerical Recipes contains the original 200 routines translated into Pascal along with the tutorial text. In a single volume, Numerical Recipes in Pascal provides lucid, easy-to-read discussions of the most important practical numerical techniques for science and engineering. The programs contained in this book are also available as machine-readable code on the Numerical Recipes Code CD-ROM with Windows/Macintosh Single Screen License
FORTRAN numerical recipes by William H Press( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fortran 90 computer language is not just the long-awaited updating of Fortran to modern computing practices. It is also at the cutting edge of a much wider revolution in computing, that of multiprocessor computers and widespread parallel programming, a revolution rapidly moving to the desktop. Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90, as Volume 2 of the Fortran Numerical Recipes series, takes up where Volume I (now available as Numerical Recipes in Fortran 77) leaves off. Volume 2 (this volume) begins with three completely new chapters that provide a detailed introduction to the Fortran 90 language and then present the basic concepts of parallel programming, all with the same clarity and good cheer for which Numerical Recipes is famous. The authors explain why Fortran 90, and the general approach of "thinking parallel" that they advocate, is of immediate benefit to all scientific programmers, even on today's single-processor PCs and workstations, and even before multiprocessor machines arrive on the desktop. Routines coded with parallel language features are usually shorter, clearer, and closer to the underlying scientific ideas than their traditionally coded, do-loop laden counter-parts. All 350 plus routines from the second edition of Numerical Recipes are in this volume, almost all of them completely reworked algorithmically so as to be "parallel-ready" and to utilize Fortran 90's advanced language features. The introductory discussions and mathematical derivations of Volume I are not repeated in this volume (it is assumed that the reader will use this volume in conjunction with Volume l), so the text discussion that accompanies the individual routines focuses instead on Fortran 90 language tips, and on conceptual "parallel hints." Numerous such discussions are sprinkled throughout this volume. Also included is a foreword by Michael Metcalf, one of Fortran 90's original designers
Numerical recipes in FORTRAN 90 : the art of parallel scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

38 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90 has three completely new chapters that start with a detailed introduction to the Fortran 90 language and then present the basic concepts of parallel programming with the same clarity and cheer for which Numerical Recipes is famous
Numerical recipes in fortran 77 : the art of scientific computing by William H Press( Book )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised and expanded second edition of "Numerical Recipes: the Art of Scientific Computing"
Numerical recipes : the art of scientific computing (FORTRAN version) by William H Press( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The product of a collaboration among four leading scientists in academic research and industry which aims to provide a practical, comprehensive handbook of scientific computation
Problem book in relativity and gravitation by Alan P Lightman( )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essential resource for learning about general relativity and much more, from four leading expertsImportant and useful to every student of relativity, this book is a unique collection of some 475 problems--with solutions--in the fields of special and general relativity, gravitation, relativistic astrophysics, and cosmology. The problems are expressed in broad physical terms to enhance their pertinence to readers with diverse backgrounds. In their solutions, the authors have attempted to convey a mode of approach to these kinds of problems, revealing procedures that can reduce the labor of calculations while avoiding the pitfall of too much or too powerful formalism. Although well suited for individual use, the volume may also be used with one of the modem textbooks in general relativity
Numerical recipes in C( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical recipes example book (FORTRAN) by William H Press( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples illustrating the use of each subroutine and procedure in the book: Numerical recipes : the art of scientific computing / William H. Press [and others]. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1986
Numerical recipes in C( )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of routines, written in ANSI C, for use in numerical analysis programs
Numerical recipes code CDROM for Windows, DOS, or Macintosh( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains source code material for C, FORTRAN, Pascal, BASIC, Modula 2, and Common LISP procedures from all the Numerical recipes books by William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vettering, Brian P. Flannery. Also includes Example programs from the Numerical recipes example books in C, FORTRAN, Pascal, and BASIC
Numerical recipes code CDROM( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains source code in C, C++, Fortran 77, Fortran 90, Pascal, BASIC, Lisp, and Modula 2 plus many extras
Numerical recipes in C, C++ the art of scientific computing ; code CDROM v 2.10 with Windows or Macintosh single-screen lincence by William H Press( )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This CDROM contains all the source code for the routines and examples from Numerical Recipes in C++: The Art of Scientific Computing (Second Edition) and Numerical recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Computing (Second Edition) as well as the affiliated example books."--Container jacket
Numerical recipes in C : the art of scientific computing( )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of routines, written in ANSI C, for use in numerical analysis programs
Numerical recipes : the art of scientific computing ; source code CD-ROM v 3.0( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical recipes in PASCAL by William H Press( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerical recipes in FORTRAN : the art of scientific computing by William T Vetterling( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.62 (from 0.46 for Problem bo ... to 0.90 for Numerical ...)

Numerical recipes in C : the art of scientific computing Numerical recipes in C
Covers
Numerical recipes in C : the art of scientific computingNumerical recipes in FORTRAN : the art of scientific computingNumerical recipes in C++ : the art of scientific computingNumerical recipes in Pascal : the art of scientific computingFORTRAN numerical recipesNumerical recipes in FORTRAN 90 : the art of parallel scientific computingNumerical recipes in fortran 77 : the art of scientific computingProblem book in relativity and gravitation
Alternative Names
Press, W. 1948-

Press, W.H.

Press, W. H. 1948-

Press, William 1948-

Press, William H.

Press, William H., 1948-

Press, William Henry

Press, William Henry 1948-

William H. Press Amerikaans astrofysicus

William H. Press US-amerikanischer Astrophysiker, Informatiker und Biologe

William Press

Пресс, Уильям Генри

ويليام إتش بريس فيزيائي أمريكي

ウィリアム・H・プレス

Languages