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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:43:17 +0000Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Managementen-gbFind N-Body Solutions In Your Browser
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/8163-find-n-body-solutions-in-your-browser.htmlWhen three or more bodies, planets say, move under their own gravity they can produce amazing orbital patterns. With Choreo.2.3.js you can try your hand at finding new solutions interactively in a browser.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingSun, 11 Jan 2015 17:07:45 +0000MATLAB 2014b - Must Have Tool For Data Scientists
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/7911-matlab-2014b-must-have-tool-for-data-scientist.htmlThe latest release of MATLAB features a new graphics system for better visualization and new functions for processing big data on your desktop that can scale for use with Hadoop. This makes it even more powerful for working with big data.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingTue, 28 Oct 2014 09:48:37 +0000CheckCell Detects Bugs In Spreadsheets
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/7907-checkcell-detects-bugs-in-spreadsheets.htmlA free Excel plug-in that takes a new approach to automatically finding data errors in spreadsheets has been released. Rather than looking for errors in programs and formulas, CheckCell sets out to debug the underlying data.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Janet Swift)Number CrunchingMon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000PredictionIO - The Easy Recommendation Engine
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/7180-predictionio-the-easy-recommendation-engine.htmlOne of the most common applications of AI or advanced stats, depending on how you look at it, is the recommendation engine. All too often the first impulse is to build your own - but it's tough and there is a ready made solution in the form of PredictionIO.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingMon, 14 Apr 2014 11:57:58 +0000NAG Library For Java Updated
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6943-nag-library-for-java-updated.htmlThe Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) has released an updated version of its NAG Library For Java with over 100 additional routines and improved error checking.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingTue, 11 Feb 2014 10:31:23 +0000MathJS A Math Library For JavaScript
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6811-mathjs-a-math-library-for-javascript.htmlWhat a language is good at depends a little on its basic syntax and semantics, but a whole lot more on what libraries are easily available. If you don't think of JavaScript as a math language then perhaps you need to meet Math.js.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Ian Elliot)Number CrunchingMon, 06 Jan 2014 14:12:57 +0000Free Sage Math Cloud - Python And Symbolic Math
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6805-free-sage-math-cloud-python-and-symbolic-math-.htmlMathematica and its associated Wolfram language may be making the news headlines at the moment, but Sage is an open source system for doing math that might be more useful now that it has a free cloud option.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingFri, 03 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000GUI For GNU Octave 3.8
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6773-gui-for-gnu-octave-38.htmlThe new release of Octave, the open source numerical computation suite that is compatible with MATLAB, features a preview of the graphical user interface.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingThu, 02 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000Chaos Found In Weather Forecast -Same Code, Different Computer, Different Results
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6157-chaos-found-in-weather-forecast-same-code-different-computer-different-results.htmlWe all know that the weather is a chaotic system - recall the origin of the phrase "the butterfly effect". Even so, it comes as a shock to learn that you can take the same model code and run it on different machines and get very different answers.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingMon, 29 Jul 2013 11:01:49 +0000LibreOffice Calc To Get GPU support
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http://www.i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6073-libreoffice-calc-to-get-gpu-support.htmlLibreOffice is a well-liked office suite, but not so much its spreadsheet component, Calc, which is known to be slow for even simple calculations. Now AMD has stepped in to provide GPU support that should speed things along.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Janet Swift)Number CrunchingMon, 08 Jul 2013 15:57:49 +0000