Re: Bug#886254: ITP: cuba -- library for multidimensional numerical integration
thanks for this ITP which sounds really useful. Please maintain this
package in the Debian Science team. It should not be hard to find a
On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 02:54:50PM +0100, Francesco Montanari wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Francesco Montanari <email@example.com>
> * Package name : cuba
> Version : 4.2
> Upstream Author : Thomas Hahn
> * URL : http://www.feynarts.de/cuba/
> * License : LGPL-3+
> Programming Lang: C, C++, Fortran
> Description : library for multidimensional numerical integration
> The Cuba library provides new implementations of general-purpose
> multidimensional integration algorithms.
> While several algorithms are available for reliable one-dimensional
> numerical integration in modest time --see, e.g., QUADPACK from the
> GNU Scientific Library (GSL)--, the situation is less satisfactory for
> multidimensional integrals. The Cuba library offers a choice of four
> independent routines for multidimensional integration based on very
> different methods (both deterministic and Monte Carlo): Vegas, Suave,
> Divonne, and Cuhre. These algorithms are a significant improvement
> over alternatives already present in Debian (e.g., see the traditional
> Monte Carlo method and the Vegas and Miser adaptive algorithms from
> the GSL).
> A previous version of the library, libcuba3, was already in Debian but
> has been removed because ancient, RC buggy and low popcon .
> I will maintain the package as a frequent user, and will ask support
> from a sponsor (a first package version will be uploaded on Debian
> Mentors ).
>  https://bugs.debian.org/826874
>  https://mentors.debian.net