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29 Feb 2012   Updated: 20 Nov 2014   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.94
Licence: BSD    Views: 45,831     Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
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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.
Operating Systems
Windows
20 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.39
Licence: BSD    Views: 61,881     Bookmarked: 28   Downloaded: 964
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We describe a PowerShell script to extract source code from Team System version control and automate the build process
Programming Languages
C#
9 Jun 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.56
Licence: BSD    Views: 66,842     Bookmarked: 53   Downloaded: 0
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Some of the first things you need to know when writing numerical software in C#.
11 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 104   Popularity: 9.79
Licence: BSD    Views: 665,375     Bookmarked: 176   Downloaded: 17,462
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A simple random number generator in C#
12 Aug 2008   Updated: 6 Nov 2014   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 79   Popularity: 9.09
Licence: BSD    Views: 177,908     Bookmarked: 99   Downloaded: 0
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Some of the subtle problems that can arise when working with random number generators
11 Sep 2008   Updated: 10 Dec 2015   Rating: 3.81/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 4.11
Licence: BSD    Views: 77,308     Bookmarked: 42   Downloaded: 0
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An introduction to interpolation and inverse interpolation
24 Jun 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.56/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.12
Licence: BSD    Views: 43,152     Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 430
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This article describes RunAndWait, a program that provides monitoring and logging for scheduled tasks
C# 4.0
6 May 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.87
Licence: BSD    Views: 86,014     Bookmarked: 52   Downloaded: 3,172
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Three numerical algorithms for solving equations, each implemented in C#
22 Feb 2012   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.36
Licence: BSD    Views: 65,046     Bookmarked: 50   Downloaded: 2,967
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How to implement and use Simpson's rule
C++
16 Oct 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.72
Licence: BSD    Views: 60,523     Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 531
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This article presents a method for optimizing a function of one variable without requiring a derivative function.
24 Sep 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 118   Popularity: 9.98
Licence: BSD    Views: 310,866     Bookmarked: 147   Downloaded: 732
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This article covers five of the most important things someone needs to know when working with floating point numbers.
6 Dec 2008   Updated: 28 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 66   Popularity: 8.83
Licence: BSD    Views: 153,895     Bookmarked: 100   Downloaded: 2,631
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Numerical integration of smooth functions over a finite interval using an optimal algorithm.
16 Apr 2008   Updated: 17 Dec 2014   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 86   Popularity: 9.37
Licence: BSD    Views: 168,218     Bookmarked: 117   Downloaded: 781
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Describes why the most obvious way of evaluating functions may be bad and how to do better
28 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.79/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.76
Licence: BSD    Views: 65,112     Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 662
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How to compute percentiles of a stream of data too large to fit into memory at once
22 May 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.43/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 5.95
Licence: BSD    Views: 92,532     Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 0
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This article answers some of the first questions that come up when using regular expressions in C++ TR1
IronPython
10 Mar 2009   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: BSD    Views: 27,230     Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
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Code for computing normal probabilities and a discussion of what does and does work in IronPython
Python
23 Jul 2009   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.81
Licence: BSD    Views: 76,411     Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 0
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How to get started using the SciPy library for scientific computing in Python.
3 Feb 2010   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.18/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.77
Licence: BSD    Views: 68,298     Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 636
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How to determine the parameters of a probability distribution given two percentile constraints
Web Development
ASP.NET
11 Apr 2008   Updated: 26 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.63
Licence: BSD    Views: 39,220     Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 259
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A script for extracting string literals from source code for review

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I work in the areas of applied mathematics, data analysis, and data privacy.

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