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Mathematics of Computation
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Journal: Math. Comp. 67 (1998), 447-456
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-98-00940-5
PII: S 0025-5718(98)00940-5
Review copyright: © Copyright 1998 American Mathematical Society
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Numerical methods for differential equations. A computational approach, by John R. Dormand
Additional book information: CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1996, x+368 pp., $69.95.
MSC (1991): Primary 65-01, 65Lxx

Reviewed by: Winfried Auzinger
Affiliation: Institute for Applied and Numerical Mathematics Vienna University of Technology Vienna, Austria



An introduction to functional analysis and computational mathematics, by V. I. Lebedev
Additional book information: Birkhäuser, Boston, MA, 1977, x+255 pp., $59.95.
MSC (1991): Primary 46-01, 65-01

Reviewed by: Carl de Boor
Affiliation: Center for Mathematical Sciences University of Wisconsin 1308 Dayton St. Madison, WI 53715-1149



Numerical recipes in Fortran 90: The art of parallel scientific computing, Volume 2 of Fortan numerical recipes, second edition, by Saul A. Teukolsky William H. Press William T. Vetterling and Brian P. Flannery
Additional book information: Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 1996, xx+551 pp., $44.95; (software diskette available separately) $39.95.
MSC (1991): Primary 65-01, 65-04

Reviewed by: Daniel W. Lozier



Algorithms for linear-quadratic optimization, by Vasile Sima
Additional book information: (Pure & Applied Mathematics: A Series of Monographs and Textbooks/200), Marcel Dekker, Inc., Monticello, New York, 1996, vii+366 pp., $150.00.
MSC (1991): Primary 49N10, 65-01, 65F15, 93C05, 93B40

Reviewed by: Peter Benner
Affiliation: Zentrum für Technomathematik Fachbereich 3 - Mathematik und Informatik Universität Bremen Bremen, Germany



Computation of special functions, by Shanjie Zhang and Jianming Jin
Additional book information: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY, 1996, xxvi+717 pp., $89.95.
MSC (1991): Primary 65D20, 33-04

Reviewed by: Daniel W. Lozier



Computational ocean acoustics, by William A. Kuperman Finn B. Jensen Michael B. Porter and Henrik Schmidt
Additional book information: AIP Series in Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing, American Institute of Physics, New York, NY, 1994, xvi+612 pp., $85.00.
MSC (1991): Primary 86-08, 86A05

Reviewed by: R. P. Gilbert
Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences University of Delaware Newark, DE 19716



Applications on advanced architecture computers, edited by Greg Astfalk
Additional book information: edited by Greg Astfalk, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1996, xvii+359 pp., $35.00.
MSC (1991): Primary 65-06, 65Y05, 65C20, 68U20

Reviewed by: Daniel W. Lozier