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C#
Beginners
Posted: 9 Jun 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 37,482   Rating: 4.62/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.26
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 49   Downloaded: 0
Some of the first things you need to know when writing numerical software in C#.
Libraries
General
Posted: 23 Jul 2009   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 44,358   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.07
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
How to get started using the SciPy library for scientific computing in Python.
Algorithms & Recipes
General
Posted: 11 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 309,273   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 82   Popularity: 9.33
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 155   Downloaded: 10,912
A simple random number generator in C#
Math
Posted: 11 Sep 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 42,992   Rating: 3.21/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.31
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 0
An introduction to interpolation and inverse interpolation
Posted: 12 Aug 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 96,403   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 60   Popularity: 8.63
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 83   Downloaded: 0
Some of the subtle problems that can arise when working with random number generators
Posted: 16 Oct 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 32,445   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.72
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 277
This article presents a method for optimizing a function of one variable without requiring a derivative function.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 75,202   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 59   Popularity: 8.57
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 84   Downloaded: 392
Describes why the most obvious way of evaluating functions may be bad and how to do better
Posted: 24 Sep 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 142,686   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 104   Popularity: 9.73
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 134   Downloaded: 380
This article covers five of the most important things someone needs to know when working with floating point numbers.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 15,005   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
Code for computing normal probabilities and a discussion of what does and does work in IronPython
Posted: 6 May 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 35,085   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.93
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 45   Downloaded: 1,526
Three numerical algorithms for solving equations, each implemented in C#
Posted: 3 Feb 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 28,973   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.11
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 288
How to determine the parameters of a probability distribution given two percentile constraints
Posted: 22 Feb 2012   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 27,651   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 1,572
How to implement and use Simpson's rule
Posted: 6 Dec 2008   Updated: 28 Jun 2014   Views: 79,399   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 56   Popularity: 8.50
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 89   Downloaded: 1,560
Numerical integration of smooth functions over a finite interval using an optimal algorithm.
Sorting
Posted: 28 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 31,352   Rating: 4.61/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.12
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 369
How to compute percentiles of a stream of data too large to fit into memory at once
String handling
General
Posted: 11 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 22,780   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.59
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 202
A script for extracting string literals from source code for review
Regular Expressions
Posted: 22 May 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 56,158   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 5.84
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 33   Downloaded: 0
This article answers some of the first questions that come up when using regular expressions in C++ TR1
Installation
General
Posted: 20 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 33,703   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 592
We describe a PowerShell script to extract source code from Team System version control and automate the build process
Posted: 24 Jun 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 23,496   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.69
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 279
This article describes RunAndWait, a program that provides monitoring and logging for scheduled tasks
Interviews
General
Posted: 29 Feb 2012   Updated: 29 Feb 2012   Views: 27,548   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we talk to Code Project MVP, “math professor, programmer, consultant, manager, and statistician” John D. Cook.
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John D. Cook

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I am an independent consultant in software development and applied mathematics. I help companies learn from their data to make better decisions.
 
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