Numerical Mathematics and Computing
Fifth Edition

Ward Cheney and David Kincaid
Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Copyright (c) 2004
Sample Computer Codes

Software associated with our book is freely available on the Internet for educational use by students. Files are available based on the pseudocode in the textbook written in Matlab, Maple, and Mathematica as well as in a variety of programming languages such as Fortran 90/77, C/C++, and Java.

List of Sample Computer Codes:

These file and a variety of other files may be accessed directly by visiting our ftp Web site:

or by using anonymous ftp as follows:

Name: anonymous
Password: user ID
ftp> cd pub/cheney-kincaid

ftp> get README

The sample programs are intended primarily as a learning and teaching aid for use with this book. We believe that these computer routines are coded in a clear and easy-to-understand style, but we have intentionally excluded some comment statements so that students will read the code and study the algorithms; they can add comments as they decipher them. These programs are usable on computer systems with appropriate compilers, from small personal computers to large scientific computing machines. However, they do not contain all of the "bells-and-whistles" of robust state-of-the-art software such as may be found in general-purpose scientific libraries. Nevertheless, they are adequate for many small non-pathological problems.

This software is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License. It is for educations use with the textbook by Cheney-Kincaid and not for re-distribution for profit. This software may be incomplete or incorrect since some of it corresponds to previous editions of this book. Also, some of this software was written by others. Use at your own risk. No warranty expressed or implied.

Additional software associated with our more advanced textbook is available:

Numerical Analysis: Mathematics of Scientific Computing, Third Edition,
by David Kincaid and Ward Cheney, Brooks/Cole Publishing Co. (c) 2002

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