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F# for Scientists

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Published by Wiley-Interscience .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Over the next five years, F# is expected to become one of the world's most popular functional programming languages for scientists of all disciplines working on the Windows platform. F# is free and, unlike MATLAB® and other software with numerical/scientific origins, is a full-fledged programming language.

Developed in consultation with Don Syme of Microsoft Research Ltd.―who wrote the language―_F# for Scientists_ explains and demonstrates the powerful features of this important new programming language. The book assumes no prior experience and guides the reader from the basics of computer programming to the implementation of state-of-the-art algorithms.

F# for Scientists begins with coverage of introductory material in the areas of functional programming, .NET, and scientific computing, and goes on to explore:

  • Program structure
  • Optimization
  • Data structures
  • Libraries
  • Numerical analysis
  • Databases
  • Input and output
  • Interoperability
  • Visualization

Screenshots of development using Visual Studio are used to illustrate compilation, debugging, and interactive use, while complete examples of a few whole programs are included to give readers a complete view of F#'s capabilities.

Written in a clear and concise style, F# for Scientists is well suited for researchers, scientists, and developers who want to program under the Windows platform. It also serves as an ideal supplemental text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a background in science or engineering.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
005.114

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
340

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10295351M
Internet Archive
fforscientists00harr_365
ISBN 10
0470242116
ISBN 13
9780470242117
Library Thing
4762346
Goodreads
4473073
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