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Mathematical Software Group


The Mathematical Software Group performs research and maintains expertise in the development and application of mathematical algorithms and software in support of computational science within NIST as well as in industry and academia; develops fundamental mathematical algorithms of direct relevance to NIST programs, implements them in high-quality software, and consults and collaborates in their use; works to ensure the performance, usability, reliability, portability, and compatibility of mathematical software via demonstrations, testbeds, prototypes, reference implementations and the wide dissemination of information; and develops techniques, tools, and standards for representation, search, visualization, and exchange of mathematical objects and databases.

Staff Members


DLMF: Digital Library of Mathematical Functions

OOMMF: Object-Oriented Micromagnetic

OOF: Object-Oriented Finite Element Analysis of Materials with Complex Microstructure

PHAML: Parallel Hierarchical Adaptive Multi-Level Software for Partial Differential Equations

GAMS: Guide to Available Mathematical Software

Matrix Market: Database of sparse matrices for testing and evaluation of linear algebra software

SIAM Activity Group on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions

Painlevé Project



Michael Donahue
301-975-5424 Telephone
301-975-3553 Facsimile

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8910
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8910