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November/December 1997 Table of Contents


Volume 11, Number 6

TRENDS AND VIEWPOINT

523 FROM THE EDITOR
Looking to the Future
525 COMMENT
Ten Years of Computers and Physics

Marc H. Brodsky
526 INTERVIEW
Gene Amdahl: Still Pumping Heavy Iron

David I. Lewin
528 NEWS
Recent meetings: PC '97, Symposium on Supercomputing; Ten Years Ago: Nov/Dec 1987
535 FROM THE CIP JOURNAL SECTION  
669 ANNUAL INDEX: VOLUME 11 (Web version)
672 INTERACTIVE READER SERVICE

GUIDE TO THE INTERNET

536
CIP WEBSITE
Hyperimages Lead to Sample Articles  cover images page
536 INTERNET GOLDMINE
LASSPTools: Graphical and Numerical Extensions to Unix
537 WEB MECHANICS
Using DemoShield to Create Interactive Demos on the Web

N. Sanjay Rebello

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH


542
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
The Future of Scientific Computing

Lewis M. Holmes & Department Editors

564
TENTH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE
1987, When the Computin' Was Easy: Some Reflections on the State of the Art in High-Speed Computation

Robert R. Borchers
570 LABORATORY APPLICATIONS 
A World Without Barriers: Editor's Report from NIWeek '97 

James R. Matey
574 ALGORITHMS & APPLICATIONS
Faster Evaluation of Multidimensional Integrals

A. Papageorgiou & J. F. Traub

579
COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION

CIP's Eighth Annual Software Contest: The Winners

Denis Donnelly
588 COMPUTER SIMULATIONS
The Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method

Francis J. Alexander & Alejandro L. Garcia 
594 BOOK REVIEWS
Numerical Algorithms with Fortran/C, Mathematica in Theoretical Physics, Beyond Calculation: The Next Fifty Years of Computing

J. A. Templon, W. M. Dennis, L. M. Clendenning, P. T. Tam, & Patricia Daukantas

TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY


598
TENTH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE
High-Performance Computers: The Next Generation (Part II)

Paul Messina
611   SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
Is Java for Scientific Programming?   PDF version of article (336 kbytes)

Paul F. Dubois
618 PRACTICAL VISUALIZATION
Animation in the Unix Environment: A Primer

Jeffrey R. Schmidt
624 PRODUCT REVIEW 
Symbolic I/O Leads List of New Mathematica 3.0.1 Features 

Donald L. Shirer
626 NEW PRODUCTS

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL SECTION

Online Access
629 Guidelines for Submissions
630 A parallel special-purpose computer dedicated to the simulation of interacting particle systems G. Danese, I. de Lotto, D. Dotti, & F. Leporati
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168617
641 Discrete variable method for nonintegrable quantum systems
W. Schweizer & P. Fassbinder
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168618
647 A practical approach to multivariate interpolation
Stefan Schulz & Regina de Vivie-Riedle
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168614
660 Monte Carlo simulation of Comptonization in inhomogeneous media
Xin-Min Hua
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.168615


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