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Numerical Computation

FilledSmallSquare Adaptive precision control to generate results with guaranteed precision.

FilledSmallSquare High-performance compilation of list-oriented, procedural and functional numerical operations.

FilledSmallSquare Optimized algorithms for one- and higher-dimensional interpolation.

FilledSmallSquare Optimized algorithms for solution of differential equations.

FilledSmallSquare Solution of boundary value ordinary differential equations, and initial value partial differential equations.

FilledSmallSquare High-dimensional numerical integration.

FilledSmallSquare Optimized minimization algorithms.

FilledSmallSquare LU and Jordan decomposition of matrices.

FilledSmallSquare Numerical differentiation.

FilledSmallSquare Automatic comparison and manipulation of exact numeric quantities.

FilledSmallSquare Support for exact implicitly-defined algebraic numbers.

FilledSmallSquare Support for interval arithmetic.

FilledSmallSquare Fully adjustable global numerical precision control model.

FilledSmallSquare New capabilities for extracting segments of digits in exact and inexact numbers.

FilledSmallSquare Machine-independent mechanisms for input and output of numbers without loss of precision.