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Journal: Math. Comp. 65 (1996), 877-895
Review copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society
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The mathematical theory of finite element methods, by Susanne C. Brenner and L. Ridgway Scott
Additional book information: Texts in Applied mathematics,vol. 15, Springer, New York, 1994, xx+294 pp., $39.00
MSC (1991): Primary 65-01, 65N30, 65N55, 73Cxx

Reviewed by: Franco Brezzi
Affiliation: Istituto di Analisi Numerica–CNR Via Abbiategrasso 209 27100 Pavia, Italy
Industrial mathematics: A course in solving real-world problems, by Avner Friedman and Walter Littman
Additional book information: SIAM Proceedings Series, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1994, xiv+136 pp., $22.50, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 00A69, 34-01, 35-01, 65-01

Reviewed by: Eugene Isaacson
Environments and tools for parallel scientific computing, edited by Jack J. Dongarra and Bernard Tourancheau
Additional book information: Classics in Applied Mathematics,vol. 10, edited by Jack J. Dongarra and Bernard Tourancheau, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1994, xii+292 pp., $38.50, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 65-06, 65Y05

Reviewed by: Elias N. Houstis
Affiliation: Department of Computer Sciences Purdue University West Lafayette, IN 47907-1398
Solving Problems in Scientific Computing Using MAPLE and MATLAB, by Walter Gander and Jirí Hrebícek
Additional book information: Springer, Berlin, 1993, xiv+268 pp., $39.00, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 68-01, 65-01

Reviewed by: Frank Stenger
Maple V by example, by Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton
Additional book information: AP Professional, Boston, MA, 1994, xii+500 pp., $39.95, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 68-01, 68Q40

Reviewed by: Francis J. Wright
Affiliation: School of Mathematical Sciences Queen Mary and Westfield College University of London London E1 4NS, England
Nonlinear programming, by Olvi L. Mangasarian
Additional book information: SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1994, xvi+220 pp., $28.50, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 49-02, 49K40, 65K05

Reviewed by: Jorge Nocedal
Affiliation: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Northwestern University Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Interior-point polynomial algorithms in convex programming, by Yurii Nesterov and Arkadii Nemirovskii
Additional book information: SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1994, x+405 pp., $68.50
This is an abridged version of a review that appeared in OPTIMA, a newsletter of the Mathematical Programming Society.
MSC (1991): Primary 49-02, 49M35, 49M45, 65K05

Reviewed by: M. J. Todd
Affiliation: School of Operations Research Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853-3801
Iterative solution methods, by Owe Axelsson
Additional book information: Cambridge University Press,, Cambridge, 1994, xiv+654 pp., $59.95
MSC (1991): Primary 65-02, 65F05, 65F10

Reviewed by: Howard Elman
Polynomial and matrix computations: Fundamental algorithms, Vol. 1, by Dario Bini and Victor Y. Pan
Additional book information: Progress in Theoretical Computer Science,vol. 12, Birkhäuser, Boston, 1994, xvi+415 pp., $64.50
MSC (1991): Primary 15A06, 65F05, 68Q25

Reviewed by: Nicholas J. Higham
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics University of Manchester Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
Mathematical aspects of geometrical modeling, by Charles A. Micchelli
Additional book information: CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics,vol. 65, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1995, x+256 pp., $37.50, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 65-02, 65D17

Reviewed by: E. W. Cheney
Wavelets: theory, algorithms, and applications, edited by Charles K. Chui, Laura Montefusco and Luigia Puccio
Additional book information: Wavelet Analysis and its Applications,vol. 5, edited by Charles K. Chui, Laura Montefusco and Luigia Puccio, AP Professional, San Diego, CA, 1994, xvi+627 pp., $59.95
MSC (1991): Primary 41-06, 41A30, 41A99, 65-06

Reviewed by: E. W. Cheney
NURB curves and surfaces: from projective geometry to practical use, by Gerald E. Farin
Additional book information: A K Peters, Wellesley, MA, 1995, xii+229 pp., $39.95
MSC (1991): Primary 65-01, 65D07, 65Y25, 68U07

Reviewed by: E. W. Cheney
Designing fair curves and surfaces, edited by Nickolas S. Sapidis
Additional book information: edited by Nickolas S. Sapidis, Geometric Design Publications., SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1994, xii+318 pp., $61.50, softcover
MSC (1991): Primary 65-06, 65D05, 65D07, 65D17

Reviewed by: Weston Meyer
Affiliation: Mathematics Department General Motors R & D Center Warren, MI 48090-9055
Computational number theory and digital signal processing: Fast algorithms and error control techniques, by Hari Krishna, Bal Krishna, Kuo-Yu Lin and Jenn-Dong Sun
Additional book information: CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1994, xviii+330 pp., $59.95
MSC (1991): Primary 12Y05, 65T10, 94B05

Reviewed by: Harald Niederreiter
The encyclopedia of integer sequences, by N. J. A. Sloane and Simon Ploufee
Additional book information: Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1995, xiv+587 pp., $44.95
MSC (1991): Primary 11-00, 11B83

Reviewed by: David H. Bailey
Affiliation: NASA Ames Research Center Mail Stop T27A-1 Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000
Journal: Math. Comp. 65 (1996), 877-895
Review copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society
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