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Issue No.02 - April-June (2008 vol.30)
pp: 30-41
Gene H. Golub , (Deceased 16 November 2007)
Eric Grosse , Google
Cleve Moler , MathWorks
Keith Moore , University of Tennessee
Two resources evolved in the early 1980s to serve the needs of the scientific computing community. These resources were Netlib, a software repository that facilitated distribution of public-domain software, and NA-Net, a file of analysts' contact information that eventually supported an online directory and newsletter digest. The authors who created Netlib and NA-Net explain the history of these resources and their continuing impact.
Mathematical software, scientific computation, public domain
Gene H. Golub, Eric Grosse, Cleve Moler, Keith Moore, "Netlib and NA-Net: Building a Scientific Computing Community", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.30, no. 2, pp. 30-41, April-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.29
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