# Questions tagged [numerical-methods]

Algorithms which solve mathematical problems by means of numerical approximation (as opposed to symbolic computation).

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### Numerical integration with Numba

I'm a bit new to working with Numba, but I got the gist of it. I wonder if there any more advanced tricks to make four nested for loops even faster that what I have ...
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### Calculating e^x by math.h and by own means

For this program, the user needs to enter an exponent and the program will calculate $e$ (Euler's number) to the power of the exponent the user inputs. This is done by two ways: By the math.h ...
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### Java Pi Calculation using an Averaged-Leibniz formula

While trying to discover a way to calculate the digits of Pi faster with the Leibniz formula for Pi, I noticed that, if I took two consecuent numbers in the series, and calculate their average, I ...
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### Polynomial curve-fitting over a large 3D data set

I have a list of 4 images, called listfile.list, which looks like this: image1 image2 image3 image4 Each image has 10 frames containing a 2000 x 2000 array of ...
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### ODE45 solver implementation in Python

I have a project where I need ODE solver without dependencies to libraries like Scipy. I decide to implement ODE45. According to tutorials from internet and from what I remember from classes I ...
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### Multithreaded Monte Carlo pi approximation with own pseudorandom number generator

I made a Monte Carlo pi approximation program, that makes use of multithreading and a pseudorandom number generator I wrote (the one from big_wheel.hpp, which I ...
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### Integer square root

This essentially performs the same function as exact-integer-sqrt in math.numeric-tower. ...
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### Utility Method to find the Square root of a number

Utility to calculate the square root of a number. The method also accept an epsilon value, which controls the precision. The epsilon value could range to any number including zero. I am expecting a ...
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### Integral using Simpson's Rule

As an answer to this problem: Exercise 1.29 Simpson's Rule is a more accurate method of numerical integration than the method illustrated above. Using Simpson's Rule, the integral of a ...
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### Arbitrary precision Euler-Mascheroni constant via a Brent-McMillan algorithm with no math module

Utilizing the below relation, I am able to compute the Euler constant to great precision on a single thread quickly and simply. My process is to compute the natural log via the AGM(utilizing Pi an ...
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### Integral implemented using a trapezoidal Riemann sum

I tried to make this a general purpose integral function but I want to know if it's efficient and idiomatic Rust. ...
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### Estimating Pi with random darts on dartboard - high complexity issues

I've been trying to write nice snippet of code to simulate pi estimation by randomly throwing darts on a dartboard. While running the following code on high but reasonable numbers my mac doesn't plot. ...
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### Multivariable Gradient Descent in Numpy

Just recently started learning ML, first I've gone through the notes of Ng's Coursera stuff. While I have nothing against Octave, I'm trying to solve exercises in Python. It's my beginning with that ...
My code calculates $e^x$ with series expansion. Is there any way to make it shorter and cleaner? ...