FORTRAN

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n FORTRAN a high-level programing language for mathematical and scientific purposes; stands for formula translation
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Usage


In news:

To demonstrate the efficacy of our approach, we have implemented our compiler analysis in the Fortran 90D/HPF compiler developed at Syracuse University.
Oct 15, 1956: Fortran Forever Changes Computing's Fortunes.
Fortran development team leader John Backus, left, and computer scientist John Cocke, circa 1966, on a souvenir matchbook.
Fortran , the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time.
Fortran creator John Backus dies.
Backus, 82, Fortran Developer, Dies.
Team that created Fortran , the first widely used programming language, which helped open the door to modern computing, died on Saturday at his home in Ashland, Ore.
Daniel Crowl, "A Real-Time Fortran Executive," IEEE Micro, vol 5, no.
A Real-Time Fortran Executive IS - 4 SN - 0272-1732 SP48 EP66 EPD - 48-66 A1.
A public beta release of Nvidia's PGI CUDA-enabled Fortran compiler is now available for use in application development.
Nvidia Announces CUDA Fortran Compiler Beta.
Rose, H Hellerman, "Portable Character Processing in Fortran and Fixed Integer Environments," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol 2, no.
In the 1950s the key innovations were programming languages such as Fortran and Lisp.
Coker H&G Engineering Glasgow, UK An interactive Fortran 77 program, named MTRANS, has been developed for short-cut distillation tower calculations based upon the derived method of the Hengstebeck-Geddes equation.
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In science:

It then generates FORTRAN codes for calculating the corresponding cross section on the basis of the amplitude of each diagram.
Integration of GRACE and PYTHIA
The user process interface discussed here is not intended as a replacement for HEPEVT , which is the standard Fortran common block for interface between generators and analysis/detector simulation.
Generic User Process Interface for Event Generators
The ”GRACE output code” is a set of FORTRAN codes for calculating the matrix element of a specified process, according to a set of kinematical variables specifying a phase-space point.
GR@PPA_4b: A Four Bottom Quark Production Event Generator for PP/PPbar Collisions
S.W. thanks Peter Kolb for the FORTRAN code for calculating the nuclear overlap function which was used to initialize the TTHM time evolution.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
Hou & Li (2006) have recently released results where the initial condition of Kerr (1993) was used exactly as originally programmed by using my old Fortran coding.
Computational Euler History
The primary fitting routine in this package follows the same techniques (in fact, uses much of the identical FORTRAN code from the original GASP package of Cawson) with some notable additions.
ARCHANGEL Galaxy Photometry System
The use of FORTRAN is driven by the fact that many of the original routines for this package were written in FORTRAN.
ARCHANGEL Galaxy Photometry System
Press W, Teukolsky S, Vetterling W, Flannery B (1992) Numerical Recipes in Fortran 90.
Fractal and Multifractal Scaling of Electrical Conduction in Random Resistor Networks
Our simulations were carried out using a 50lines FORTRAN program.
Urban segregation with cheap and expensive residences
For such purpose we give a complete 50-line FORTRAN program.
Urban segregation with cheap and expensive residences
The standard Fortran code allows some variations as to how the data is allocated.
Data access optimizations for highly threaded multi-core CPUs with multiple memory controllers
Instead, low-level loops are handled by a C++ programming technique called segmented iterators [6, 7] which enables the design of STL-style generic algorithms with performance characteristics equivalent to standard C or Fortran versions.
Data access optimizations for highly threaded multi-core CPUs with multiple memory controllers
The first version of NEC was written in FORTRAN in the 1970’s and since then new versions have been developed constantly, both by professionals and amateurs.
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
In reality, most physical simulations use hand-written low-level code (usually C or FORTRAN) to implement the computation of the numerical matrix entries.
Continuum multi-physics modeling with scripting languages: the Nsim simulation compiler prototype for classical field theory
The algorithms were implemented in Fortran 90 and compiled with the Lahey compiler.
Finding structure with randomness: Probabilistic algorithms for constructing approximate matrix decompositions
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