Features

01 January 2006

John Murphy profiles the leader of Cern's IT division in Switzerland.

01 January 2006

The few months since our last LIMS round-up have witnessed a raft of new collaboration and integration initiatives. Vanessa Spedding brings things up to date

01 January 2006

Sarah Morland explores advances in life science R&D through the use of informatics.

01 January 2006

Contemporary science is a huge undertaking, ranging from the inanimate and almost unimaginably enormous, as in cosmology, to the study of living processes, as in molecular biology and ecology. So varied and diverse does today's science appear that it is difficult sometimes to see the threads linking such apparently different intellectual disciplines. It is very pleasing therefore that this issue of Scientific Computing World contains some pertinent reminders of common themes and common methods.

01 January 2006

Anyone who needs general data analysis or visualisation, and not just life-science specialists, should take a look at Biosoft's new software, says Felix Grant

01 January 2006

Felix Grant tried out StatTools on some new users, who found the whole experience painlessly educational

01 January 2006

Statistical analysis revealed that potters should watch which way the wind blows when preparing their clay. Felix Grant reviews the successes of SigmaStat and Statistica

01 January 2006

This latest version of VSN's heavyweight flagship, a substantial update like all its predecessors, is everything that users would expect from its long development history rooted in practical experience at the coalface. It also builds on recent work to dramatically enhance the facilities for exploratory users.

01 January 2006

What is scientific computing? This may seem a strange question for me to pose in the leader column of a magazine that has flourished for many years by providing articles on precisely this topic for its readers. If we don't know what scientific computing is, who would?

01 January 2006

David Bradley on software designed to ease the organisation of spectral data.

01 January 2006

Ray Girvan explores the friendly face of mathematics packages

01 January 2006

Perceptive readers of this issue of Scientific Computing World may notice a subtle difference. The magazine is now under the ownership of Europa Science. This dedicated science-publishing company has been formed jointly by the two organisations that have been working on the magazine for the past three years: Cambridge Publishers, and 2020 Communications.

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