Commons Math

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Apache Commons Math
Java lightweight mathematics and statistics components

Commons Math is a Java library of lightweight, self-contained mathematics and statistics components.

Commons Math is made up of a small set of math/stat utilities addressing programming problems like the ones in the list below:

  • Computing means, variances and other summary statistics for a list of numbers
  • Fitting a line to a set of data points using linear regression
  • Finding a smooth curve that passes through a collection of points (interpolation)
  • Fitting a parametric model to a set of measurements using least-squares methods
  • Solving equations involving real-valued functions (i.e. root-finding)
  • Solving systems of linear equations
  • SolvingOrdinary Differential Equations
  • Minimizing multi-dimensional functions
  • Generating random numbers with more restrictions (e.g distribution, range) than what is possible using the JDK
  • Generating random samples and/or datasets that are "like" the data in an input file - Performing statistical significance tests
  • Miscellaneous mathematical functions such as factorials, binomial coefficients and "special functions" (e.g. gamma, beta functions)

This is a part of the Apache Commons Project.


Download version 3.3 (stable)
released on 14 May 2014

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OtherDebian20 March 2013
License: Apache-2.0

Apache-2.0 On Debian GNU/Linux system you can find the complete text of the Apache-2.0 license in `/usr/share/common-

OtherDebian20 March 2013
License: Apache-2.0

Apache-2.0 On Debian GNU/Linux system you can find the complete text of the Apache-2.0 license in `/usr/share/common-

OtherDebian20 March 2013
License: Apache-2.0

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2014.


Date 2013-03-20
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