[Pharo-project] [Moose-dev] numerical method in smalltalk

Tudor Girba tudor at tudorgirba.com
Tue Mar 20 01:45:35 EDT 2012


Hi Serge,

There definitely is interest. If you volunteer for mentoring it would be great.

Cheers,
Doru


On 20 Mar 2012, at 04:35, Serge Stinckwich wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> we talked recently on the moose mailing-list about having a more
> robust library for doing mathematical stuff in Smalltalk
> like SciPython or SciRuby (see below). If there is enough interested,
> i'm wondering if we could propose a Google Summer of Code project
> about that. I could write a draft for the project.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 10:05 AM, Serge Stinckwich
> <serge.stinckwich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 4:45 AM, Stéphane Ducasse
>> <Stephane.Ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
>>> could be interesting to see if we need to some numerical analysis in moose and pharo.
>>> 
>>> I will create a configuration
>>> 
>>> 
>>> MCSqueaksourceRepository
>>>        location: 'http://squeaksource.com/DHBNumerical'
>>>        user: ''
>>>        password: ''
>> 
>> Thank you. I'm definitively interested by having more mathematical
>> stuff available in Pharo.
>> There is Scipy [1] since a long time for Python and more recently Ruby
>> community do the same with SciRuby [2].
>> 
>> Some time ago, i wrote several random number generators [3] that might
>> be integrated in a numeral analysis packages.
>> 
>> At the moment, i'm mostly interested by Runge-Kutta methods [4] in
>> order to solve some ordinary differential equations.
>> I already find some code on the web like this one:
>> http://live.exept.de/doc/online/english/programming/goody_stmath.html
>> 
>> What is really important is to be able to test the result of such algorithms.
>> 
>> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SciPy
>> [2] http://sciruby.com/
>> [3] http://www.squeaksource.com/Random.html
>> [4] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runge%E2%80%93Kutta_methods
>> 
>> Regards,
>> --
>> Serge Stinckwich
>> UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC), Hanoi, Vietnam
>> Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk
>> http://doesnotunderstand.org/
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Serge Stinckwich
> UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC), Hanoi, Vietnam
> Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk
> http://doesnotunderstand.org/
> 

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