Numerical Recipes is a comprehensive handbook and reference on scientific computing and the result of a special partnership between four top researchers in academia and business.

It progresses from mathematical and theoretical ideas to actual, useful computer routines in a self-contained manner. The latest edition continues to be the most useful, thorough manual of scientific computing currently accessible with well over 100 new routines, bringing the total to well over 300, as well as improved versions of the old routines.

The second edition of the wildly successful book Numerical Recipes: the Art of Scientific Computing has been updated and expanded. Numerical Recipes is a comprehensive handbook and reference on scientific computing and the result of a special partnership between four top researchers in academia and business.