Chapter 13. Practical Issues

  1. Alexander H. Hartmann1 and
  2. Heiko Rieger2

Published Online: 30 MAY 2003

DOI: 10.1002/3527600876.ch13

Optimization Algorithms in Physics

Optimization Algorithms in Physics

How to Cite

Hartmann, A. H. and Rieger, H. (2001) Practical Issues, in Optimization Algorithms in Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600876.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Goettingen, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Theoretical Physics, Saarland University, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2003
  2. Published Print: 29 NOV 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403073

Online ISBN: 9783527600878

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Keywords:

  • software engineering;
  • software development;
  • programming;
  • macros;
  • files;
  • scripts;
  • libraries;
  • random numbers;
  • Gaussian distribution;
  • plotting;
  • scaling;
  • publishing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Software-Engineering

  • Object-oriented Software Development

  • Programming Style

  • Programming Tools

    • Using Macros

    • Make Files

    • Scripts

  • Libraries

    • Numerical Recipes

    • LEDA

    • Creating your own Libraries

  • Random Numbers

    • Generating Random Numbers

    • Inversion Method

    • Rejection Method

    • The Gaussian Distribution

  • Tools for Testing

    • gdb

    • ddd

    • checkergcc

  • Evaluating Data

    • Data Plotting

    • Curve Fitting

    • Finite-size Scaling

  • Information Retrieval and Publishing

    • Searching for Literature

    • Preparing Publications