[Haskell-cafe] Computational Physics in Haskell

Mihai Maruseac mihai.maruseac at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 14:06:50 CEST 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Azeem -ul-Hasan <azeeem at live.com> wrote:
> I am only a sophomore and haven't taken any course in Computational Physics.
> So what I would like will be to take a library or program with some
> excellent documentation and use it as a base for  learning about
> computational physics and Haskell. This is one of the things I plan to do in
> summer. So, I please make suggestions in this regard.
> Mihai, from your suggestions HODE and Bullet seem good and little further
> down I saw  http://hackage.haskell.org/package/QIO which is very interesting
> as most probably I will be taking a course on Quantum Computation after
> summer and this might make it more interesting.
> KC's idea of converting an existing such program written in some other
> language to Haskell is also very exciting, but the program needs to be
> extensively documented and it would help if it is written in Matlab or Perl
> , as these are the only languages besides Haskell I have some degree of
> familiarity with. Another course can be to take some book on Computational
> Physics and try to implement its ideas in Haskell. So any suggestions is
> these regards?

Eh, I only posted those because I looked a few days ago at them while
trying to determine if writing an implementation by myself will be a
good effort or not.

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