[Maxima] Fitting in Maxima
toy.raymond at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 16:22:36 CST 2009
Michel Talon wrote:
> Raymond Toy wrote:
>> Ray, who thinks there's a reason why there are apparently no other
>> competing packages for LAPACK.
> Indeed numerical analysis is a hard subject! By the way, since the OP was
> speaking about numerical solutions of ODE, there is a wonderful program in
> netlib, called colnew who is able to solve all sorts of boundary problems
> for ODEs. I have used it for my work and it really does wonders. But this is
> a very complicated program, with a complicated interface. I have tried once
> to run it through f2cl, but i think i remember it did not pass entirely
> through. Anyways it would be a great addition to maxima if someone more
> competent than me was able to make it work here, since the only other place
> it is ported to, as far a i know, is scilab, where the implementation is
> incomplete (there is no provision for continuations - a fundamental feature
> of this program). It can be found at:
Ok. I see that colnew tickles a couple of bugs in f2cl. Those are
fixed now. After adding a couple of missing linpack routines and a
small compatibility file, it all compiles.
So, do you have a simple test program that I can use to check to see if
the conversion actually works?
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