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January/February 1997 Table of Contents


Volume 11, Number 1

TRENDS AND VIEWPOINT

3 FROM THE EDITOR

5
COMMENT
Celebrating CIP's Tenth Anniversary Year
Lewis M. Holmes
6 INTERVIEW: Robert Axtell
Growing a Tree of Knowledge in an Object-Oriented Eden
David I. Lewin
8 NEWS
Internet 2, Physics Computing '97, Supercomputing '96
16 FROM THE CIP JOURNAL SECTION  
120 INTERACTIVE READER SERVICE

GUIDE TO THE INTERNET



17 WEB MECHANICS
Interactive Forms on the Web (view the source code)
Kevin Zollman & Dean Zollman
21 CIP WEBSITE
21 INTERNET GOLDMINE
Science for the Millennium (National Center for Supercomputing Applications)

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH



22 LABORATORY APPLICATIONS
Software Designs and Architectures, Part II: Representing Observations
James R. Matey
26 ALGORITHMS & APPLICATIONS
Domain Decomposition: Theory and Practice
Edgar Gerteisen, Ralf Gruber, & Silvio Merazzi
31 COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION
Interactive Physics Simulations Appeal to First-Year Students
P. Martínez-Jiménez, E. Casado, M. Martínez-Jiménez, M. Cuevas-Rubiño, D. González-Caballero, & F. Zafra-López
(view the source code)   PDF version of article (174 kbytes)
36 COMPUTER SIMULATIONS
An Introduction to the Bethe Ansatz I
Michael Karbach & Gerhard Muller
45 BOOK REVIEWS
Real Computing Made Real: Preventing Errors in Scientific and Engineering Calculations; Java in a Nutshell; & Exploring JAVA
Dave Birnbaum & Roger Sipson

48
THE CIP LIBRARY OF CLASSICS
A Call for Nominations
Wolfgang Christian

TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY




49
SOFTWARE DIRECTORY
Tenth Anniversary CIP Educational Software Directory 
Margaret H. Gjertsen & John S. Risley
81 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
Oberon-2, a High-Performance Alternative to C++
Günter Dotzel & Wojtek Skulski
89 PRODUCT REVIEW 
Mathlab Compiler and C Math Library Simplify Programming Chores
R. Coïsson & G. Allodi
91 NEW PRODUCTS

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL SECTION



95 Guidelines for Submissions
96 Computational study of patterns in simple nonequilibrium systems
John Paul Barach
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168599
101 Hardware and software for a pulse height analyzer linked to a personal computer
C. D. Spencer & S. R. Paul
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168598
110 Damping-undamping strategies for the Levenberg-Marquardt nonlinear least-squares method
Michael Lampton
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168600
116 Note on using computer simulations in teaching introductory digital electronics courses
C. G. Stafford Baines & Michael E. Bacon
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168601


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