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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:14:35 +0000Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Managementen-gbPredictionIO - The Easy Recommendation Engine
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/7180-predictionio-the-easy-recommendation-engine.htmlOne of the most common applications of AI or advanced stats, depending on how you look at it, is the recommendation engine. All too often the first impulse is to build your own - but it's tough and there is a ready made solution in the form of PredictionIO.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingMon, 14 Apr 2014 11:57:58 +0000NAG Library For Java Updated
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6943-nag-library-for-java-updated.htmlThe Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) has released an updated version of its NAG Library For Java with over 100 additional routines and improved error checking.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingTue, 11 Feb 2014 10:31:23 +0000MathJS A Math Library For JavaScript
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6811-mathjs-a-math-library-for-javascript.htmlWhat a language is good at depends a little on its basic syntax and semantics, but a whole lot more on what libraries are easily available. If you don't think of JavaScript as a math language then perhaps you need to meet Math.js.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Ian Elliot)Number CrunchingMon, 06 Jan 2014 14:12:57 +0000Free Sage Math Cloud - Python And Symbolic Math
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6805-free-sage-math-cloud-python-and-symbolic-math-.htmlMathematica and its associated Wolfram language may be making the news headlines at the moment, but Sage is an open source system for doing math that might be more useful now that it has a free cloud option.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingFri, 03 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000GUI For GNU Octave 3.8
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6773-gui-for-gnu-octave-38.htmlThe new release of Octave, the open source numerical computation suite that is compatible with MATLAB, features a preview of the graphical user interface.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingThu, 02 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000Chaos Found In Weather Forecast -Same Code, Different Computer, Different Results
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6157-chaos-found-in-weather-forecast-same-code-different-computer-different-results.htmlWe all know that the weather is a chaotic system - recall the origin of the phrase "the butterfly effect". Even so, it comes as a shock to learn that you can take the same model code and run it on different machines and get very different answers.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingMon, 29 Jul 2013 11:01:49 +0000LibreOffice Calc To Get GPU support
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6073-libreoffice-calc-to-get-gpu-support.htmlLibreOffice is a well-liked office suite, but not so much its spreadsheet component, Calc, which is known to be slow for even simple calculations. Now AMD has stepped in to provide GPU support that should speed things along.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Janet Swift)Number CrunchingMon, 08 Jul 2013 15:57:49 +0000A Computer Model Of Fairy Rings
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6076-a-computer-model-of-fairy-rings.htmlYes, fairies have nothing much to do with fairy rings. A new computer model explains them away and suggests that circles may be a common property of some types of complex system.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingSun, 07 Jul 2013 10:34:30 +0000NAG Routines for Supercomputers
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/6001-nag-library-for-intel-xeon-phi-launches-.htmlThe new NAG Library for Intel Xeon Phi was recently launched ahead of this year's International Supercomputing Conference, which is being held this week in Leipzig, Germany. NAG is showcasing Mark 24 of the NAG Library for SMP & Multicore at ISC13.
]]>sue.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Alex Armstrong)Number CrunchingMon, 17 Jun 2013 13:00:54 +0000Computer Model Explains High Blood Pressure
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http://i-programmer.info/news/202-number-crunching/5855-computer-model-explains-high-blood-pressure.htmlIf you are not a medic then presumably you, like me, thought that we knew most of the basics of what causes high blood pressure as we age. It turns out that we really didn't and now a new computer model casts light on the real reason for high blood pressure.
]]>mike.james@infomaxgroup.co.uk (Mike James)Number CrunchingSun, 12 May 2013 10:05:26 +0000