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C#
Beginners
Posted: 9 Jun 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 38,026   Rating: 4.62/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.26
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 50   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: 44,827   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.07
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 19   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: 314,733   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 83   Popularity: 9.36
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 155   Downloaded: 11,228
A simple random number generator in C#
Math
Posted: 11 Sep 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 43,421   Rating: 3.21/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.31
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 0
An introduction to interpolation and inverse interpolation
Posted: 16 Oct 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 32,745   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.13
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 284
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: 76,736   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 61   Popularity: 8.64
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 86   Downloaded: 399
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: 145,055   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 105   Popularity: 9.75
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 135   Downloaded: 394
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: 15,215   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 9   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: 35,893   Rating: 4.77/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.93
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 46   Downloaded: 1,573
Three numerical algorithms for solving equations, each implemented in C#
Posted: 3 Feb 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 29,455   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.11
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 292
How to determine the parameters of a probability distribution given two percentile constraints
Posted: 22 Feb 2012   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 28,616   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.73
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 44   Downloaded: 1,627
How to implement and use Simpson's rule
Posted: 6 Dec 2008   Updated: 28 Jun 2014   Views: 80,341   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 57   Popularity: 8.54
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 90   Downloaded: 1,579
Numerical integration of smooth functions over a finite interval using an optimal algorithm.
Posted: 12 Aug 2008   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Views: 100,890   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 68   Popularity: 8.87
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 89   Downloaded: 0
Some of the subtle problems that can arise when working with random number generators
Sorting
Posted: 28 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 31,846   Rating: 4.69/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.29
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 382
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: 22,955   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.59
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 204
A script for extracting string literals from source code for review
Regular Expressions
Posted: 22 May 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Views: 56,893   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 5.84
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 34   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: 34,184   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 603
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: 23,789   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.69
Licence: A Public Domain dedication      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 283
This article describes RunAndWait, a program that provides monitoring and logging for scheduled tasks
Interviews
General
Posted: 29 Feb 2012   Updated: 20 Nov 2014   Views: 30,351   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.81
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   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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