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October 2015


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Technical Perspective: Not Just a Matrix Laboratory Anymore

Mathematics is not difficult to find in Chebfun, the subject of "Computing Numerically with Functions Instead of Numbers."


From Communications of the ACM

Computing Numerically with Functions Instead of Numbers

Computing Numerically with Functions Instead of Numbers

We present the Chebfun system for numerical computation with functions, which is based on a key idea: an analogy of floating-point arithmetic for functions rather than numbers.