Issue No.04 - July/August (2007 vol.9)
Viktor K. Decyk , University of California, Los Angeles
Charles D. Norton , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Henry J. Gardner , Australian National University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2007.89
Among many computer scientists, Fortran is an F-word. Yet, it's still the most widely used language in scientific computing, especially when high performance is required. Why is this so?
Fortran, Fortran95, Fortran77, Java
Viktor K. Decyk, Charles D. Norton, Henry J. Gardner, "Why Fortran?", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.9, no. 4, pp. 68-71, July/August 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.89