Modern Software Tools for Scientific Computing by Steven G. Parker, David M. Weinstein, Christopher R. Johnson

By Steven G. Parker, David M. Weinstein, Christopher R. Johnson (auth.), Erlend Arge, Are Magnus Bruaset, Hans Petter Langtangen (eds.)

Looking again on the years that experience handed because the attention of the first actual digital, multi-purpose desktops, one observes an incredible progress in and software program functionality. this day, researchers and engi­ neers have entry to computing strength and software program which can clear up numerical difficulties which aren't totally understood when it comes to present mathemati­ cal conception. hence, computational sciences needs to in lots of respects be seen as experimental disciplines. as a result, there's a call for for top­ caliber, versatile software program that permits, or even encourages, experimentation with replacement numerical options and mathematical types. Extensibil­ ity is then a key factor; the software program needs to supply a good setting for incorporation of latest equipment and types that might be required in fu­ ture challenge eventualities. the advance of such form of versatile software program is a hard and costly activity. a technique to accomplish those pursuits is to in­ vest a lot paintings within the layout and implementation of customary software program instruments which are utilized in a variety of software fields. with a purpose to supply a discussion board the place researchers might current and talk about their contributions to the defined improvement, a world paintings­ store on smooth software program instruments for medical Computing was once prepared in Oslo, Norway, September 16-18, 1996. This workshop, informally often called Sci instruments '96, was once a collaboration among SINTEF utilized Mathe­ matics and the Departments of Informatics and arithmetic on the Uni­ versity of Oslo.

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Handle(Handle& copy) - copies rep from another handle, and increments the reference count. 4. -HandleO - decrements rep->ref_cnt. If it is now zero, delete the object pointed to by rep. 5. Handle& operator = (Type* p) - decrements rep->ref3nt, deleting when it reaches zero; sets rep to p and increments p->ref_cnt. 6. Handle& operator = (Handle& copy) decrements rep->ref_cnt, deleting if it reaches zero; copies rep from copy and increments copy->ref_cnt. 7. Type* operator -> 0 const - this simply returns rep, but it allows the handle to be dereferenced using -> like a normal C++ pointer.

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