Summary: This book provides students with the modern skills and concepts needed to be able to use the computer expressively in scientific work. The author takes an integrated approach by covering programming, important methods and techniques of scientific computation (graphics, the organization of data, data acquisition, numerical methods, etc.) and the organization of software. Balancing the best of the teach-a-package and teach-a-language approaches, the book teaches genera ...show morel-purpose language skills and concepts, and also takes advantage of existing package-like software so that realistic computations can be performed.
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