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Index to Volumes 1-2, 1987-1988
BOOK REVIEWS
ESSAYS
LETTERS
NEWS
NUMERICAL RECIPES
PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS
PRODUCT REVIEWS
SPECIAL FEATURES
SPREADSHEETS
UPDATE

BOOK REVIEWS 

Cooney, Patrick J.
1-2-3 For Scientists and Engineers, by William J. Orvis: 2(3), 99
Scientific Graphics With Lotus 1-2-3, by Oleg D. Jefimenko: 2(3), 99


Crandall, R. E.
The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at MIT, by Stewart Brand: 2(1), 91


Cristiansen, Wayne, and David DeGraff
Image Restoration and Construction, by R. H. T. Bates and M. J. McDonnell: 2(5), 100


Daugherty, Joseph K.
Computer Problems for Classical Dynamics. An Integrated Approach, by Charles Leming:
2(4), 80


DeGraff, David
See Cristiansen, Wayne


Doolen, Gary
Cellular Automata Machines. A New Environment for Modeling, by Tommaso Toffoli and Norman
Margolus: 2(2), 91


Hardt, Shoshana L.
Man Made Minds: The Promise of Artificial Intelligence, by M. Mitchell Waldrop: 1(1), 91


Harrison, Don E. Jr.
An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods: Applications to Physical Systems, Part 1
and Part 2, by Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik: 2(1), 90


Hawley, John F.
The Supercomputer Era, by Sidney Karin and Norris Parker Smith: 2(1), 89


Haydock, Roger
Supercomputers: Algorithms, Architectures, and Scientific Computation, by F. A. Matsen and
T. Tajima: 2(4), 81


Lee, Arthur
Computational Systems--Natural and Artificial, by H. Haken: 2(6), 99


Salpeter, Edwin E.
Computers in Battle: Will They Work?, by David Bellin and Gary Chapman: 2(3), 100

ESSAYS Top of Page

Borchers, Robert R.
In Praise Of Visualization and Simulation: 2(1), 94
Looking Back At Computers In Physics: 1(1), 94


Crandall, Richard E.
Notes On Simulation and Reality: 2(3), 102


Fernbach, Sidney
In Search Of Peak Performance: 2(2), 94


Ragan, Don
Medical Physics: Turning Science Fiction Into Fact: 2(5), 102


Risley, John S.
Teaching Physics With Computers: Does It Work?: 2(4), 94

SPECIAL FEATURES Top of Page

The Beauty Of Fractals: 1(1), 26


The Visualization Roundtable: 2(3), 16


Aref, Hassan, Scott W. Jones, and Oran M. Thomas
Computing Particle Motions In Fluid Flows: 2(6), 22


Arndt, Richard A., and L. David Roper
PC Software Adds Color To Physics Lectures: 2(2), 62


Bernstein, Robert L., and Gregory J. Chaitin
Single-Particle Software: 2(3), 49


Caulfield, H. John
Computer-Generated Holograms Arrive: 2(2), 29


Centrella, Joan M.
Using The Computer As A Camera: 2(1), 35


Chaitin, Gregory J.
See Bernstein, Robert L.


Chen, Katherine T.
Computers Spur Magnetic Confinement Fusion: 2(4), 38


Coleman, Lamar W.
See Weber, Stephen V.


Cooper, Leon N.
Brain Research: Theory and Experiment: 2(6), 29


Davis, Stephen G.
Focus On NSF Supercomputing: 1(1), 18


Dazzo, Genevieve M.
How To Maintain Large Scientific Programs: 2(1), 52


Frenz, Bert
Computers and Crystallography: Joint Progress: 2(3), 42


Fullerton, Gary D.
See Lancaster, Jack L.


Gleick, James
The Dynamical Systems Collective: 2(2), 40


Hecht, Jeff
Climate Models: Computing The World Around Us: 2(1), 16
Optical Design Enters The Computer Age: 1(1), 34


Holloway, Frederick W.
See Weber, Stephen V.


Jenkins, Richard A.
The Next Wave of Japanese Supercomputers: 2(2), 34


Jones, Robert D., and James R. MacFall
Computers In Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 2(5), 25


Jones, Scott W.
See Aref, Hassan


King, John F.
Graphics Draw A New Picture For Science: 1(1), 50


La Brecque, Mort
Retinex: Physics and The Theory Of Color Vision: 2(6), 16


Lancaster, Jack L., and Gary D. Fullerton
Computers, Physics, and Medicine: Imaging The Body: 2(5), 16


Lane, Eric T.
Apple II Software Demonstrates Wave Behavior: 2(3), 53


Layton, William, and Ralph Roskies
Teaching Physicists How To Program: 2(4), 32


Leaf, Jesse J.
Databases Turn Computers Into Science Libraries: 2(1), 24


Levy, George C.
Computers In Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: 2(5), 32


MacDonald, William M., Edward F. Redish, and Jack M. Wilson
The M.U.P.P.E.T. Manifesto: 2(4), 23


MacFall, James R.
See Jones, Robert D.


McKinstry, David M.
3-D Amiga Images For The Physics Classroom: 2(5), 44


Malaney, Robert A.
Supercomputers and Nuclear Astrophysics: 2(6), 40


Misner, Charles W.
Spreadsheets Tackle Physics Problems: 2(3), 37


Palmer, Byron
FORTH: The Choice For Scientific Instruments: 2(2), 54


Redish, Edward F.
See MacDonald, William M.


Roper, L. David
See Arndt, Richard A.


Roskies, Ralph
See Layton, William


Schwartz, Tom
Expert Systems Prove Adept At Physics: 2(1),40


Slater, Robert
Who Invented The Computer?: 1(1), 44


Thomas, Oran M.
See Aref, Hassan


Thompson, William J.
Introducing Computation To Physics Students: 2(4), 14


Tinker, Robert F.
Computer-Aided Student Investigations: 2(1), 46


Vannier, Michael W.
Computers In Computer Axial Tomography: 2(5), 39


Weber, Stephen V., Frederick W. Holloway, and Lamar W. Coleman
Computers Aid Inertial Confinement Fusion Research: 2(4), 46


Wilson, Jack M.
See MacDonald, William M.


Wherrett, Brian S.
The Many Facets Of Optical Computing: 2(2), 24


Wolff, Robert S.
Visualization In The Eye Of The Scientist: 2(3), 28

PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS Top of Page

Borie, E., and B. Jodicke
PBAR: A code for calculating the electromagnetic contribution to the energy levels of antiprotonic
atoms: 2(6), 61


Briotta, D. A.
See Spencer, C. D.


Caraley, Anne
See Sutton, C. Sean


Carlson, Edward H.
A template for writing programs: 1(1), 65


Connell, J. S. O.
See Lightbody, J. W. Jr.


Delinger, W. G.
Use of a hand-held computer to calculate Debye temperatures of cubic crystals from elastic
constants: 2(5), 81


Dory, R. A.
Spreadsheets for physics: 2(3), 70


Dreher, Patrick
Using microcomputers for teaching lattice gauge theory computational techniques: 2(6), 49


Dunn, Howard E.
See Miller, Benjamin P.


Eagan, Susan J.
See Sutton, C. Sean


Fiebig, H. R.
See Gillman, E.


Forinash, Kyle, and Jeff Irick
Theoretical physics made easy: 2(1), 59


Gao, Bo, and Anthony F. Starace
Numerical methods for free-free radiative transition matrix elements: 1(1), 70


Gillman, E., and H. R. Fiebig
Accurate recursive generation of spherical Bessel and Neumann functions for a large range of
indices: 2(1), 62


Good, R. H.
Simulation programs: 2(5), 76


Grimes, S. M.
See Resler, D. A.


Haus, Joseph W., and Tuyen K. Tran
Computational method for intrinsic optical bistability: Steady-state solutions and their
stability: 2(2), 69


Hayden, Howard C.
Data smoothing routine: 1(1), 74


Irick, Jeff
See Forinash, Kyle


Jodicke, B.
See Borie, E.


Kirkup, L., and J. Sutherland
Curve stripping and nonlinear fitting of polyexponential functions to data using a microcomputer:
2(6), 64


Lightbody, J. W. Jr., and J. S. O. Connell
Modeling single arm electron scattering and nucleon production from nuclei by GeV electrons:
2(3), 57


Luban, Marshall, and Lawrence P. Staunton
An efficient method for generating a uniform distribution of points within a hypersphere: 2(6), 55



Maclntire, Douglas A.
See Sutton, C. Sean


Majumdar, Sharmila, and Rahul R. Prasad
The fractal dimension of cerebral surfaces using magnetic resonance images: 2(6), 69


Matzner, Richard A.
Interaction of U(1) cosmic strings: Numerical intercommutation: 2(5), 51


Miller, Benjamin P., and Howard E. Dunn
Orthogonal least-squares line fit with variable scaling: 2(4), 59


Mirin, A. A.
Predicting multiprocessing efliciency on the Cray multiprocessors in a CTSS time-sharing
environment/application to a 3-D magnetohydrodynamics codes: 2(4), 62


Peters, R. D.
Experimental computational physics using an inexpensive microcomputer: 2(4), 68


Pickover, Clifford A.
A note on rendering chaotic repeller distance towers: 2(3), 75


Prasad, Rahul R.
See Majumdar, Sharmila


Resler, D. A., and S. M. Grimes
The nuclear shell model code CRUNCHER: 2(3), 65


Seligmann, P.
See Spencer, C. D.


Siegman, Anthony E.
Two-dimensional calculations using one-dimensional arrays, or Life on the Skew: 2(6), 74


Spencer, C. D., P. Seligmann, and D. A. Briotta
General-purpose measurement interface for physics experiments: 1(1), 59


Starace, Anthony F.
See Gao, Bo


Staunton, Lawrence P.
See Luban, Marshall


Sutherland, J.
See Kirkup, L.


Sutton, C. Sean, Douglas A. Maclntire, Susan J. Eagan, and Anne Caraley
Undergraduate cosmic ray muon decay experiments with computer interfacing: 1(1), 76


Tran, Tuyen K.
See Haus, Joseph W.


Wampler, K. Dean, and Lawrence Wilets
On the numerical solution of the Hill-Wheeler equation: 2(4), 53


Welch, L. C.
Programming style: An example: 2(5), 65


Wilets, Lawrence
See Wampler, K. Dean

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Top of Page

Duax, William L.
Corrected Data: 2(2), 92


Greengrove, Cheryl
Most Enjoyable: 2(5), 90


Lightbody, John W. Jr.
Informative, Too: 2(5), 90


Morrison, Michael A.
Requested Data: 2(2), 92


Titus, Jonathan A.
Additional Data: 2(2), 92


Washington, Warren M.
Initial Conditions: 2(5), 90

NEWS Top of Page

Alliant to Ship Second-Generation Minisupercomputers: 2(2), 96


CEFAF Physicists Ready A State-Of-The-Art Data Acquisition System: 2(4), 12


Cray and Convex Compete For Computing Crown: 2(3), 104


DARPA Seeks 32-Bit VLSI 200 MHz Gallium Arsenide RISC Chip by 1990s: 2(2), 20


DARPA To Replace ARPANET With Fiber Network: 2(6), 104


DOE Plans Superconductivity Center At National Labs: 2(4), 96


Evans & Sutherland and Paralex Premiere Parallel Processors: 2(4), 96


First 'Graphics Supercomputers' To Tackle Scientific Visualization: 2(1), 9


Fluid Dynamics Simulations Up and Running on ETA 10 and Ametek: 2(1), 96


GaAs-on-Si Laser Breakthroughs at Illinois and Bell Labs: 2(1), 12


GaAs/GaAs Superlattice Promises Better Thermal Imaging: 2(6), 104


Geophysicists To Seek Computer-Generated Seismic Maps In '88: 2(3), 12


House Subcommittee Planning NSF Supercomputing Hearings: 2(2), 96


Houston Physicists Gain Ground on Space Vacuum Research Facility: 2(1), 14


Iowa Simulation Center Goes from Real Time to the Big Time: 1(1), 96


JPL Physicists To Fabricate VLSL Neural Network Chip By End of '88: 2(1), 7


June Test Set For Improved Deep-Space Telemetry Tool: 2(1), 15


Los Alamos High-Speed Channel Will Spur 1 Gigabits/s Networks: 2(5), 12


Materials Science Online Database To Debut: 2(5), 104


MCNC Builds Massively Parallel Processor On a Chip: 2(5), 104


Minnesota Researchers Design Systolic Array Building Blocks: 2(3), 104


Motorola Unveils 88000 RISC Microprocessor Line: 2(4), 96


NCSA Expands Academic Affiliates Program: 1(1), 96


NSF Establishes Advanced Electronic Materials Processing Center: 2(6), 104


NSFNET Upgrade Boosting Scientific Computer Network To 45 Mbits/s: 2(3), 14


NYSERNet Boosts Network Data Transfers To 1.5 Megabits/s: 2(6), 104


Ohio Facility to Install Cray Y-MP by mid 1989: 2(2), 96


Petroleum Institutes Lead Drive For Computer-Aided Geophysics: 2(4), 96


Physicists Plan Supercollider Simulations Meeting: 2(3), 104


Princeton and Concurrent to Codevelop Navier-Stokes Supercomputer: 1(1), 96


Sandia SUPERNET Software Yields Supercomputer Speeds: 2(5), 104


SDSC Installs Molecular Simulation Library: 1(1), 96


SDSC Molecular Modeling Teleconference On Way To VideoStores: 2(3), 104


Software and Supercomputers Tutor Carnegie-Mellon Physics Students: 2(1), 96


Software introduces PC-Equipped Scientists to Neural Nets: 2(1), 8


Supercomputer Centers Funding May Increase by $20 million in FY1989: 2(4), 10


Supercomputing Centers To Get LAPACK Scientific Sof tware By End of '88: 2(5), 14


SuperQuest Awarding Supercomputer to High School Scientists: 2(2), 96


Teachers Plan to Bring Computational Physics into Undergrad Classrooms: 2(1), 96


Transputers Lead Way To Parallel Processing: 2(1), 10


University of Colorado Pitches Parallel Processing Center to NSF: 2(5), 104


Voyager 11 Uranus Images Captured on CD-ROM: 2(1), 96


Bacon, Ben
Harvard-Smithsonian Images Show 1987A Eccentricity: 2(6), 13
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center To Get GaAs Cray 3 In 1990: 2(6), 9


Batacan, Peter
AT&T and IBM Multiprocessors Spur Molecular Dynamics Research: 2(4), 9
Argonne Launches Flagship Parallel Processing Center For Physics Codes: 2(5), 9
DOE Installs X-MP/24 At Idaho Lab: 1(1), 12
DOE Superconductivity Database Shoots for Real-Time Delivery: 1(1), 15
Fed Report Surveys Supercomputer and Network Performance: 1(1), 16
Fortran 8X Revision Raises Questions Over Scientific Upgrades: 1(1), 12
Los Alamos Spectrometer Runs Via Macintosh SEs: 1(1), 14
MIT Media Lab Close To Perfecting Computer-Generated 'Desktop' Holograms: 2(2), 17
NASA Symbolic Processor Prototype To Run Space Sciences Applications: 1(1), 9
New Standards Bring Distributed Computing To the Workstation: 1(1), 10
NOAO Astrophysicists Apply Artificial Intelligence Software For Galaxy Studies: 2(6), 11
Will SISAL Spell Goodbye For Parallel-Processor Programming Woes?: 2(3), 9

PRODUCT REVIEWS Top of Page

Mathes, Leslie E.
Where To Buy Computer-Controlled Instrumentation For PC and Mac: 2(2), 75
Where To Buy Electricity and Magnetism Education Software: 2(6), 89
Where To Buy High Resolution Color Monitors: 2(5), 91
Where To Buy Mathematical Libraries: 2(4), 83
Where To Buy Scientific Software For The Macintosh: 2(1), 75
Where To Buy Statistical Analysis Software Packages: 2(3), 79
Product Roundup: Technical Word Processing: 1(1), 81

NUMERICAL RECIPES Top of Page

Press, William H., and Saul A. Teukolsky
Evaluating Continued Fractions and Computing Exponential Integrals: 2(5), 88
Kolmogorov-Smirov Test For Two-Dimensional Data: 2(4), 74
Search Algorithm For Weak Periodic Signals in Unevenly Spaced Data: 2(6), 77


Teukolsky, Saul A.
See Press, William H.

SPREADSHEETS Top of Page


Dory, Robert A., and Jeffrey H. Harris
Fourier Analysis Using A Spreadsheet: 2(6), 83


Harris, Jeffrey H.
See Dory, Robert A.

UPDATE Top of Page

Batacan, Peter
Can Physics Make Optics Compute?: 2(2), 9




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