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Appendix B Contributors to GSL

(See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for up-to-date information.)

Mark Galassi

Conceived GSL (with James Theiler) and wrote the design document. Wrote the simulated annealing package and the relevant chapter in the manual.

James Theiler

Conceived GSL (with Mark Galassi). Wrote the random number generators and the relevant chapter in this manual.

Jim Davies

Wrote the statistical routines and the relevant chapter in this manual.

Brian Gough

FFTs, numerical integration, random number generators and distributions, root finding, minimization and fitting, polynomial solvers, complex numbers, physical constants, permutations, vector and matrix functions, histograms, statistics, ieee-utils, revised CBLAS Level 2 & 3, matrix decompositions, eigensystems, cumulative distribution functions, testing, documentation and releases.

Reid Priedhorsky

Wrote and documented the initial version of the root finding routines while at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Group.

Gerard Jungman

Special Functions, Series acceleration, ODEs, BLAS, Linear Algebra, Eigensystems, Hankel Transforms.

Mike Booth

Wrote the Monte Carlo library.

Jorma Olavi Tähtinen

Wrote the initial complex arithmetic functions.

Thomas Walter

Wrote the initial heapsort routines and Cholesky decomposition.

Fabrice Rossi

Multidimensional minimization.

Carlo Perassi

Implementation of the random number generators in Knuth’s Seminumerical Algorithms, 3rd Ed.

Szymon Jaroszewicz

Wrote the routines for generating combinations.

Nicolas Darnis

Wrote the cyclic functions and the initial functions for canonical permutations.

Jason H. Stover

Wrote the major cumulative distribution functions.

Ivo Alxneit

Wrote the routines for wavelet transforms.

Tuomo Keskitalo

Improved the implementation of the ODE solvers and wrote the ode-initval2 routines.

Lowell Johnson

Implementation of the Mathieu functions.

Patrick Alken

Implementation of nonsymmetric and generalized eigensystems, B-splines, and robust linear regression.

Rhys Ulerich

Wrote the multiset routines.

Pavel Holoborodko

Wrote the fixed order Gauss-Legendre quadrature routines.

Pedro Gonnet

Wrote the CQUAD integration routines.

Thanks to Nigel Lowry for help in proofreading the manual.

The non-symmetric eigensystems routines contain code based on the LAPACK linear algebra library. LAPACK is distributed under the following license:


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