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Ronald F. Boisvert, Roldan Pozo


Our goal here is to provide to non-Java programmers some guidance as to whether Java might be appropriate for scientific applications. We will discuss some of Java's features which promote the safety, reliability, and portability, and then briefly address the biggest concern of most scientific users: performance. We conclude with a short discussion some deficiencies of Java in the context of scientific computing.
Assessment of Accuracy and Reliability in Scientific Computing (B. Einarsson, Editor)
Publisher Info
SIAM Press, Philiadelphia, PA


benchmarks, computer programming languages, Java, numerical computing, pewrformance, reliability, scientific computing


Boisvert, R. and Pozo, R. (2005), Java, SIAM Press, Philiadelphia, PA, [online], (Accessed April 17, 2024)
Created July 1, 2005, Updated February 17, 2017