Issue No.03 - May/June (2007 vol.9)
Julian V. Noble , University of Virginia
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2007.54
This installment of Computing Prescriptions illustrates how complex arithmetic can simplify algorithms in two-dimensional Cartesian vector space as well as how to make difficult numerical integrals tractable. In other words, computer languages for scientific applications should support complex arithmetic.
arithmetic, algorithms, vectors
Julian V. Noble, "Making the Complex Simple", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.9, no. 3, pp. 84-89, May/June 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.54