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From: Chuck Allison (cda_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-27 18:22:51

I've been doing adaptive integration for over 20 years. It's the least I
think a user would expect. Maybe we should compare algorithms.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gabriel Dos Reis" <gdr_at_[hidden]>
To: "Boost mailing list" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2002 4:22 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Numerical Integration - continued

> Martin Weiser <weiser_at_[hidden]> writes:
> | It appears to me that many users of such an interface do not have the
> | experience to select suitable integration points x. And even the
> | experienced ones may prefer the nodes selected by a carefully crafted
> | integration code - it's easier to use and the efficiency/accuracy is
> | probably not worse.
> Indeed. Adaptive algorithms are known to do a very good job at that
> most of the time. If a numerical integrator were to made it into
> Boost, I would expect it to provide for that basic functionality.
> -- Gaby
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