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C#
Beginners
Posted: 9 Jun 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 37,085   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.13
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 48   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: 44,024   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: 306,037   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 82   Popularity: 9.33
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 155   Downloaded: 10,727
A simple random number generator in C#
Math
Posted: 11 Sep 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 42,612   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: 94,420   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: 32,230   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.72
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 272
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: 74,261   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 59   Popularity: 8.57
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 84   Downloaded: 386
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: 140,292   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 104   Popularity: 9.88
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 134   Downloaded: 375
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: 14,832   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: 34,541   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.93
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 44   Downloaded: 1,500
Three numerical algorithms for solving equations, each implemented in C#
Posted: 3 Feb 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 28,652   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.11
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 286
How to determine the parameters of a probability distribution given two percentile constraints
Posted: 22 Feb 2012   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 27,192   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 1,537
How to implement and use Simpson's rule
Posted: 6 Dec 2008   Updated: 28 Jun 2014   Views: 78,746   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 56   Popularity: 8.50
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 89   Downloaded: 1,535
Numerical integration of smooth functions over a finite interval using an optimal algorithm.
Sorting
Posted: 28 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 31,025   Rating: 4.61/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.12
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 361
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: 22,648   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.59
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 14   Downloaded: 201
A script for extracting string literals from source code for review
Regular Expressions
Posted: 22 May 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 55,682   Rating: 4.35/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 32   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: 33,436   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 584
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: 23,305   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.69
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 273
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: 27,378   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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