Saturday, October 29, 2011

Allen Downey

Allen Downey is a professor of Computer Science at Olin College in Needham MA

He writes an interesting blog focused on probability and statistics problems:

He's also the author of a book:
Probability and Statistics for Programmers

which is published by O'Reilly

and also available under the Creative Commons 3.0 license as a PDF:

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software

Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many existing open-source packages into a common Python-based interface.

Mission: Creating a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.

Saturday, May 14, 2011