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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-05 04:56:23


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Franck Stauffer
>Sent: 04 December 2006 18:14
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: [boost] Numerical Quadrature Library
>I have been using boost for quite a while, and I was wondering if
>there is any interest (or ongoing development) in a numerical
>quadrature library. I have seen some old discussions on the mailing
>lists archive, but couldn't tell wether something was still in the
>I have coded the embryo of such a template library (for my personal
>use) which basically works taking a unary_function and allows the
>user (me in that case) to choose between different integration
>algorithms (composite trapezoidal, simpson and romberg at the
>moment). Performance is good (faster than the kind of implementation
>you get from Numerical Recipes in C thanks to good inlining).
>I also extended this to work on discrete data sets (such as a
>vector<double> obtained from measurements etc...) rather than just
>function with analytical expressions. 2D integration of
>binary_function's can the previous 1D algorithms using functional's
>binder1st, but I haven't done much in that direction to potentially
>improve things.

Sounds useful.

Boost could certaintly do with more tools like this.


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