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Geoff Oxberry
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170 votes
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140k views

Recommendations for a usable, fast C++ matrix library?

48 votes
8 answers
3k views

What are good ways to document scientific software?

34 votes
8 answers
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How do I make sure that the results of my simulations and the results in my paper are always in sync?

32 votes
4 answers
2k views

What tools or approaches are available to speed up code written in Python?

28 votes
3 answers
57k views

How should I install a Fortran compiler on a Mac? (OS X 10.x, x >= 4)

28 votes
5 answers
8k views

What are the main differences between PETSc and Trilinos?

27 votes
8 answers
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What software is good to use for parallel debugging?

25 votes
4 answers
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When should I use C++ expression templates in computational science, and when should I *not* use them?

25 votes
5 answers
515 views

What material should I include with a journal article (or post online) in order to make my computational research reproducible?

19 votes
6 answers
1k views

What is the best way to do reproducible research if you need proprietary libraries?

17 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is there a good, easy-to-use, high quality open source CFD solver out there?

16 votes
4 answers
19k views

How do I calculate the numerical difference between two fields stored in two different VTK files with the same structure?

15 votes
4 answers
544 views

What would be the most helpful way to write code for a paper so that readers can clearly match the results to the code that generates them?

14 votes
1 answer
386 views

Is there a tool out there that can generate interval extensions of Fortran (or C) functions by parsing Fortran (or C) code?

14 votes
4 answers
4k views

Any recommendations for unit-testing frameworks compatible with code/libraries that use MPI?

12 votes
1 answer
439 views

For software submitted to ACM TOMS, how does the ACM software license agreement interact with other licenses?

11 votes
1 answer
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Does anyone use software estimation methods in their computational science research?

11 votes
3 answers
707 views

Are there any libraries out there that implement block Krylov subspace methods?

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there a good tutorial or textbook-like source on implementing ENO/WENO with limiters in one (and more than one) dimension?

7 votes
4 answers
889 views

When analyzing a parallel algorithm, how do you take communication costs into account?

5 votes
1 answer
394 views

How much measure theory should I know to understand the proofs in Brenner & Scott's FEM book?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is there a mesh generator that will generate zero thickness elements for interfaces?

4 votes
2 answers
340 views

How does one write MPI-implementation-independent code?

3 votes
1 answer
593 views

Recommendations on FEM software for implementing Nitsche's method on interfaces between matching meshes?

3 votes
3 answers
310 views

How do I get reliable timing data for time spent in function calls in my code?

2 votes
2 answers
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Is there a bound on the number of edges, facets, and elements in a 3D simplicial mesh in terms of the number of mesh nodes?