Brian Schröäer wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Dec 2004 15:03:44 +0900
> Joel VanderWerf <vjoel / PATH.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
> 
>>David G. Andersen wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>A book I wish I had the time to write, but I'm swamped:
>>>
>>>  Using Ruby in Scientific Applications
>>>   - Numerical applications
>>>   - Analysis
>>>   - Data Acquisition 
>>>   - Control
>>>   - Visualization 
>>>   - Data archiving and retrieval
>>
>>I'd be interested in reading that book, and maybe helping out with it. 
>>Some more chapters of this hypothetical book that would be nice to have:
>>
>>   - Simulation, modeling, random number generation
>>   - Interfacing with other tools: gnuplot, Matlab, Excel, R, etc.
>>   - Using ruby efficiently: extensions, mmap, narray
>>   - Crafting domain-specific sublanguages for scientific apps
>>   - Ruby and distributed/parallel processing
>>   - Managing legacy C and Fortran code
>>   - Ruby in a real-time environment?
>>
>>Some folks on this list (Ara Howard and Bil Kleb come to mind) are 
>>eminently qualified to write on those topics.
>>
> 
> +1 From me

+1

Ara?

Regards,
-- 
Bil Kleb, Hampton, Virginia