Publications


Books

Andrew Dienstfrey and Ronald F. Boisvert, eds., Uncertainty Quantification in Scientific Computing, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication, Vol. 377, Springer, Heidelberg, 2012, (319 pages).

F.W.J. Olver, D.W. Lozier, R.F. Boisvert and C.W. Clark, eds., NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Cambridge University Press, 2010, (951 pages).

R.F. Boisvert and E.N. Houstis, eds., Computational Science, Mathematics, and Software, Purdue University Press, 2002, (386 pages).

Ronald F. Boisvert and Ping Tak Peter Tang, eds., The Architecture of Scientific Software, Kluwer Academic Press, Boston, 2001, (384 pages).

Ronald F. Boisvert, ed., The Quality of Numerical Software, Assessment and Enhancement, Chapman & Hall, London, 1997, (385 pages).

John R. Rice and Ronald F. Boisvert, Solving Elliptic Equations Using ELLPACK, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1985, (479 pages).


Book Chapters

R.F. Boisvert, Ronald Cools, and Bo Einarsson, Assessment of Accuracy and Reliability, in Accuracy and Reliability in Scientific Software (B. Einarsson, Ed.), SIAM, Philadelphia, 2005, pp. 13-32.

R.F. Boisvert and Roldan Pozo, Java, in Accuracy and Reliability in Scientific Software (B. Einarsson, Ed.), SIAM, Philadelphia, 2005, pp. 160-169.

John R. Rice and R.F. Boisvert, Scalable Software Libraries and PSEs, in Enabling Technologies for Computational Science Frameworks, Middleware and Environments (Elias N. Houstis, John R. Rice, Efstratios Gallopoulos, and Randall Bramley, eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2000, pp. 33-44.

Ronald F. Boisvert and R.A. Sweet, Mathematical software for elliptic boundary value problems, Chapter 9 of Sources and Development of Mathematical Software (W. Cowell, ed.), Prentice-Hall, 1984, pp. 200-263.


In Refereed Journals

Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Alan Mink, Anastase Nakassis, Hai Xu, Barry Hershman, Joshua C. Bienfang, David Su, Ronald F. Boisvert, Charles Clark and Carl Williams, Experimental Study of High Speed Polarization-coding Quantum Key Distribution with Sifted-key Rates over Mbit/s, Optics Express, vol. 14, no. 6 (March 20), 2006, pp. 2062-2070.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Michael Donahue, Daniel Lozier, Robert McMichael, and Bert Rust, Mathematics and Measurement, NIST Journal of Research, vol. 106, no. 1 (January-February), 2001, pp. 293-313.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Jose' Moreira, Michael Philippsen, and Roldan Pozo, Numerical Computing in Java, Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 3, no. 2 (March/April), 2001, pp. 18-24.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Mathematical Software: Past, Present and Future, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 54, 2000, pp. 227-241. [gzipped postscript, 85 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, Jack J. Dongarra , Roldan Pozo, Karin A. Remington, and G. W. Stewart, Developing Numerical Libraries in Java, Concurrency: Practice and Experience, vol. 10 (No. 11-13), 1998, pp. 1117-1129. [Gzipped postScript, 89 Kb]

John R. Rice and Ronald F. Boisvert, From Scientific Software Libraries to Problem Solving Environments, IEEE Computational Science and Engineering Magazine, Fall 1996, pp. 44-53. [Gzipped PostScript, 192 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, The Architecture of an Intelligent Virtual Mathematical Software Repository, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 36, 1994, pp. 269-279. [gzipped PostScript, 124 Kb]

S.R. Coriell, Ronald F. Boisvert, G.B. McFadden, L.N. Brush and J.J. Favier, Morphological stability of a binary alloy during directional solidification: initial transient, Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 140, 1994, pp. 139-147.

Ronald F. Boisvert and Bonita V. Saunders, Portable Vectorized Software for Bessel Function Evaluation, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, vol. 18, No. 4, 1992, pp. 456-469.

ACM DL Author-ize servicePortable vectorized software for Bessel function evaluation
Ronald F. Boisvert, Bonita V. Saunders
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 1992

Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, and David K. Kahaner, The Guide to Available Mathematical Software Problem Classification System, Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, vol. 20, no. 4, 1991, pp. 811-842.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Algorithms for Special Tridiagonal Systems, SIAM Journal on Scientific and Statistical Computing, vol. 12, no. 2, 1991, pp. 423-442. [gzipped PostScript, 133 Kb]

Geoffrey B. McFadden, B.T. Murray, and Ronald F. Boisvert, Elimination of Spurious Eigenvalues in the Chebyshev Tau Spectral Method, Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 91, No. 1, 1990, pp. 228-239.

Ronald F. Boisvert, The Guide to Available Mathematical Software advisory system, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 31, nos. 5&6, 1989, pp. 453-464.

Peter W. Voorhees, Geoffrey B. McFadden, Ronald F. Boisvert, and D.I. Meiron, Numerical simulation of morphological development during Ostwald ripening, Acta Metallurgica, vol. 36, no. 1, 1988, pp. 207-222.

Ronald F. Boisvert, A fourth-order accurate Fourier method for the Helmholtz equation in three dimensions, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, vol. 13, no. 3, 1987, pp. 221-234.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceA fourth-order-accurate Fourier method for the Helmholtz equation in three dimensions
Ronald F. Boisvert
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 1987

Ronald F. Boisvert, Algorithm 651: HFFT--High-order fast-direct solution of the Helmholtz equation, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, vol. 13, no. 3, 1987, pp. 235-249.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceAlgorithm 651: Algorithm HFFT -- high-order fast-direct solution of the Helmholtz equation
Ronald F. Boisvert
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 1987

Geoffrey B. McFadden, Ronald F. Boisvert, and Sam R. Coriell, Nonplanar interface morphologies during directional solidification II--Three-dimensional computations, Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 84, 1987, pp. 371-388.

Geoffrey B. McFadden, Peter W. Voorhees, Ronald F. Boisvert, and D.I. Meiron, A boundary integral method for the simulation of two-dimensional particle coarsening, Journal of Scientific Computing vol. 1, no. 2, 1986, pp. 117-144.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, and David K. Kahaner, GAMS: A framework for the management of scientific software, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software vol. 11, no. 4, 1985, pp. 313-355.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceGAMS: a framework for the management of scientific software
Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, David K. Kahaner
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 1985

Geoffrey B. McFadden, Sam R. Coriell, and Ronald F. Boisvert, On double-diffusive convection with sidewalls, Physics of Fluids vol. 28, no. 9, 1985, pp. 2716-2722.

Q.T. Fang, Martin E. Glicksman, Sam R. Coriell, Geoffrey B. McFadden, and Ronald F. Boisvert, Convective influence on the stability of a cylindrical solid-liquid interface, Journal of Fluid Mechanics vol. 151, 1985, pp. 121-140.

Sam R. Coriell, Geoffrey B. McFadden, Ronald F. Boisvert, and R.F. Sekerka, Effect of a forced Couette flow on coupled convective and morphological instabilities during unidirectional solidification, Journal of Crystal Growth vol. 69, no. 1, 1984, pp. 15-22.

Geoffrey B. McFadden, Sam R. Coriell, Ronald F. Boisvert, and Martin E. Glicksman, Asymmetric instabilities in buoyancy-driven flow in a tall vertical annulus, Physics of Fluids vol. 27, no. 6, 1984, pp. 1359-61.

Sam R. Coriell, Geoffrey B. McFadden, Ronald F. Boisvert, Martin E. Glicksman, and Q.T. Fang, Coupled convective instabilities at crystal-melt interfaces Journal of Crystal Growth vol. 66, no. 3, 1984, pp. 514-524.

Geoffrey B. McFadden, Sam R. Coriell, Ronald F. Boisvert, Martin E. Glicksman, and Q.T. Fang Morphological stability in the presence of fluid flow in the melt, Metallurgical Transactions 15A 1984, pp. 2117-2124.

Sam R. Coriell, Ronald F. Boisvert, J.I. Mickalonis, and Martin E. Glicksman, Morphological and convective instabilities during solidification, Advances in Space Research vol. 3, no. 5, 1983, pp. 95-101.

Sam R. Coriell, Ronald F. Boisvert, R.G. Rehm, and R.F. Sekerka, Lateral solute segregation during unidirectional solidification of a binary alloy with a curved solid-liquid interface II: large departures from planarity, Journal of Crystal Growth vol. 54, no. 2, 1981, pp. 167-175.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Families of high order accurate discretizations of some elliptic problems, SIAM Journal on Scientific and Statistical Computing vol. 2, no. 3, 1981, pp. 268-284.

Ronald F. Boisvert, E.N. Houstis and John R. Rice, A system for performance evaluation of partial differential equations software, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering vol. SE-5, no. 4, 1979, pp. 418-425.


In Conference Proceedings

X. Tang, L. Ma, A. Mink, T. Chang, H. Xu, O. Slattery, A. Nakassis, B. Hershman, D. Su, and R. F. Boisvert, High-Speed Quantum Key Distribution System for Optical Fiber Networks in Campus and Metro Areas, in Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging VI (R. E. Meyers, Y. Shih, and K. S. Deacon, eds.), Proceedings of the SPIE 7092, Article 70920I (2008), 15 pages.

Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Alan Mink, Anastase Nakassis, Hai Xu, Barry Hershman, Joshua Bienfang, David Su, Ronald F. Boisvert, Charles Clark, and Carl Williams, Demonstration of an Active Quantum Key Distribution Network, in Proceedings of SPIE 6305, Article 63050 (August 29, 2006), 6 pages.

Alan Mink, Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Tassos Nakassis, Barry Hershman, Joshua C. Bienfang, David Su, Ronald F. Boisvert, Charles W. Clark, and Carl J. Williams, High Speed Quantum Key Distribution System Supports One-Time Pad Encryption of Real-Time Video, in Proceedings of SPIE 6244, pp.~62440M-1-62440M-7 (April 2006).

Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Alan Mink, Tassos Nakassis, Hai Xu, Barry Hershman, Joshua C. Bienfang, David Su, Ronald F. Boisvert, Charles W. Clark, and Carl J. Williams, Quantum Key Distribution System Operating at Sifted-key Rate Over 4 Mbit/s, in Proceedings of SPIE 6244, pp.~62440P-1-62440P-8 (April 2006).

Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Alan Mink, Anastase Nakassis, Barry Hershman, Joshua Bienfang, R.F. Boisvert, Charles Clark and Carl Williams, High Speed Fiber-Based Quantum Key Distribution using Polarization Encoding, in Proceedings of SPIE, 5893, Optics and Photonics Conference, San Diego, California, USA, July 31 - August 4, 2005.

Michael Philippsen, Ronald F. Boisvert, Valdimir S. Getov, Roldan Pozo, José Moreira, Dennis Gannon, and Geoffrey C. Fox, JavaGrande - High Performance Computing with Java, in Applied Parallel Computing. New Paradigms for HPC in Industry and Academia (T. Sørevik, F. Manne, R. Moe, A.H. Gebremedhin, Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 1947, 2000, pp. 20-36. [HTML]

Ronald F. Boisvert, Jack J. Dongarra , Roldan Pozo, Karin A. Remington and G. W. Stewart, Developing Numerical Libraries in Java, Proceedings of the ACM 1998 Workshop on Java for High Performance Network Computing, February 28 -- March 1, 1998, Palo Alto, California. [Postscript] [PDF]

Ronald F. Boisvert and Bruce Miller, Enhancing Interactivity of Software and Data Repositories with Java, in Proceedings of the 15th IMACS World Congress on Scientific Computation, Modelling and Applied Mathematics, Volume 4: Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science, A. Sydow, Ed., Wissenshaft & Technik Verlag, Berlin, August 1997, pp. 767-772. [Gzipped PostScript, 63 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, R. Pozo, K. Remington, R. Barrett and J. Dongarra, The Matrix Market: a web repository for test matrix data, in The Quality of Numerical Software, Assessment and Enhancement, (R.F. Boisvert, ed.), Chapman& Hall,London, 1997, pp. 125-137. [Gzipped PostScript, 171 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, Shirley Browne, Jack Dongarra, and Eric Grosse, Digital Software and Data Repositories for Support of Scientific Computing, in Advances in Digital Libraries, N. Adam, B. K. Bhargava and M. Halem, eds., Springer-Verlag, NY, 1996, (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Number 1082), pp. 61-72. [Gzipped PostScript, 48 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, A Web Gateway to a Virtual Mathematical Software Repository, Electronic Proceedings of the Second International World Wide Web Conference, 1994. [gzipped PostScript, 105 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, Jeanne L. Springmann and Michael L. Strawbridge, A Virtual Software Repository System, Proceedings of the Thirtieth Semi-Annual Cray User Group Meeting, Fall 1992, pp. 68-72.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Toward an Intelligent System for Mathematical Software Selection, in Programming Environments for High-Level Scientific Problem Solving, P.W. Gaffney and E.N. Houstis, eds., North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1992, pp. 79-92.

Ronald F. Boisvert, The Guide to Available Mathematical Software Advisory System, in Intelligent Mathematical Software Systems, E. Houstis, J. Rice, and R. Vichnevetsky, eds., North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1990, pp. 167-178.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Languages and software parts for elliptic boundary-value problems, in Role of Language in Problem Solving II (J.C. Boudreaux, B.W. Hamill, and R. Jernigan, eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1987, pp. 411-431.

Ronald F. Boisvert, A fourth order accurate fast direct method for the Helmholtz equation, in Elliptic Problem Solvers II (G. Birkhoff and A. Schoenstadt, eds.), Academic Press, 1984, pp. 35-44.

Martin E. Glicksman, Sam R. Coriell, Geoffrey B. McFadden, and Ronald F. Boisvert, Convectively induced crystal-melt instabilities--influence of gravity and rotation, in Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing (M.M. Chen, J. Mazumder, and C.L. Tucker III, eds.), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, 1983, pp. 11-13.

Ronald F. Boisvert and R.A. Sweet, A survey of mathematical software for elliptic boundary value problems, Proceedings of the 10th IMACS World Congress on System Simulation and Scientific Computation, vol. 1, IMACS, New Brunswick, NJ, 1982, pp. 449-451.

Ronald F. Boisvert, High order compact difference formulas for elliptic problems with mixed boundary conditions, in Advances in Computer Methods for Partial Differential Equations--IV (R. Vichnevetsky and R.S. Stepleman, eds.), IMACS, New Brunswick, NJ, 1981, pp. 193-199.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Attainable accuracy of compact discretizations of the Poisson equation, in Elliptic Problem Solvers (M. Schultz, ed.), Academic Press, 1981, pp. 219-223.

Ronald F. Boisvert, High order discretizations of the Helmholtz problem which admit iterative solution techniques, in Advances in Computer Methods for Partial Differential Equations--III (R. Vichnevetsky and R.S. Stepleman, eds.), IMACS, New Brunswick, NJ, 1979, pp. 1-7.

W.G. Poole and Ronald F. Boisvert, An interactive graphics package for the automatic node renumbering of finite element matrices (with W.G. Poole), in Proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Computer Graphics in Engineering, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SP-390, 1975.


Other

>Ronald F. Boisvert and Jack Davidson, ACM's Copyright Policy, Communications of the ACM, vol. 54, no. 10, October 2011 , p. 5-6.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Charles W. Clark, Daniel Lozier, and Frank Olver, A Special Functions Handbook for the Digital Age, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 58, no. 7 (August 2011), pp. 905-911.

Ronald F. Boisvert and Holly Rushmeier, ACM Publications: Access and Sustainability, Communications of the ACM, vol. 51, no. 12, December 2008 , p. 5.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceACM publications: access and sustainability
Ronald F. Boisvert, Holly Rushmeier
Communications of the ACM - Surviving the data deluge, 2008

Ronald F. Boisvert Mary Jane Irwin, and Holly Rushmeier, Evolving the ACM Journal Distribution Program, Communications of the ACM, vol. 50, no. 9, September 2007 , pp. 19--20.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceEvolving the ACM journal distribution program
Ronald F. Boisvert, Mary Jane Irwin, Holly Rushmeier
Communications of the ACM - ACM's plan to go online first, 2007

Ronald F. Boisvert and Mary Jane Irwin, Plagiarism on the Rise, Communications of the ACM, vol. 49, no. 6 (June 2006), pp. 23-24.

ACM DL Author-ize servicePlagiarism on the rise
Ronald F. Boisvert, Mary Jane Irwin
Communications of the ACM - Hacking and innovation, 2006

Ronald F. Boisvert, Computational Science Issues in Nanoscale Metrology, in {\it Instrumentation and Metrology for Nanotechnology, Report of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Workshop, January 27-29, 2004 (M. Postek and R. Hocken, Co-Chairs), National Science and Technology Council, 2006, pp. 97-105.

Ronald F. Boisvert, L.A. Drummond, and Osni A. Marques, Introduction to the Special Issue on the Advanced Computational Software (ACTS) Collection, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, vol. 31, no. 3, 2005, p. 281.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceIntroduction to the special issue on the Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) collection
Ronald F. Boisvert, L. A. Drummond, Osni A. Marques
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) - Special issue on the Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) Collection, 2005

Ronald F. Boisvert, Program Library, in Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science, (Edwin D.~Reilly ed.), John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex, England, 2004, pp. 640-642.

Ronald F. Boisvert and Jack J. Dongarra, Introduction to the Special Issue on the Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms (BLAS), ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software , vol. 28, no. 2, 2002, pp.~133-134.

ACM DL Author-ize servicePreface to the special issue on the basic linear algebra subprograms (BLAS)
Ronald F. Boisvert, Jack J. Dongarra
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 2002

Ronald F. Boisvert and D.W. Lozier, Handbook of Mathematical Functions, in A Century of Excellence in Measurements Standards, and Technology: A Chronology of Selected NBS/NIST, 1901-2000, (D. Lide, ed.), Special Publication 958, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, 2001, pp. 135-139.

Ronald F. Boisvert, Program Libraries, Numerical and Statistical, in Encyclopedia of Computer Science, Fourth Edition, (Anthony Ralston, Edwin D. Reilly, and David Hemmendinger, eds.), Grove Dictionaries, 2000.

Ronald F. Boisvert,, Wayne Dyksen, and Elias Houstis, Editorial: Special Issue in Honor of John Rice's 65th Birthday, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, vol. 26, no. 2, 2000, pp.~224-226.

ACM DL Author-ize serviceEditorial: special issue in honor of John Rice's 65th birthday
Ronald Boisvert, Wayne Dyksen, Elias Houstis
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) - Special issue in honor of John Rice's 65th birthday, 2000

Ronald F. Boisvert, James Blue, Michael Donahue, Daniel Lozier, William Mitchell, Donald Porter, and Roldan Pozo, Measurement and Standards for Computational Science and Engineering, ITL Bulletin, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, March 1999. [gzipped PostScript, 51 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, NIST's GAMS : A "Card Catalog" for the Computer User, SIAM News, vol. 27, no. 8, October 1994, p. 1. [gzipped PostScript, 35 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, Program Libraries, Numerical and Statistical, in Encyclopedia of Computer Science, (Anthony Ralston and Edwin D. Reilly, eds.), Third Edition, 1993, Van Nostrad Reinhold, New York, pp. 1229-1232.

Ronald F. Boisvert and David K. Kahaner, DEQSOL and ELLPACK: Problem Solving Environments for Partial Differential Equations, ONR Far East Information Bulletin, vol. 16, no. 1, 1991, pp. 7-19. [gzipped PostScript, 61 Kb]

Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, and David K. Kahaner, The GAMS classification scheme for mathematical and statistical software, SIGNUM Newsletter 18, no. 1, Jan. 1983, pp. 10-18.

Ronald F. Boisvert, High Order Finite Difference Methods for Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, Ph.D. dissertation, Purdue University, 1979.


Technical Reports

Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, David K. Kahaner, and Jeanne L. Springmann, The Guide to Available Mathematical Software, National Institute of Standards and Technology Internal Report NISTIR 90-4237 (also PB90-216508/AS, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161), March 1990, (682 pages).

Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, and Jeanne L. Springmann, Internals of the Guide to Available Mathematical Software, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NISTIR 89-4042 (also PB89-170864/AS, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161) March 1989, (55 pages).

Ronald F. Boisvert, Sally E. Howe, and David K. Kahaner, The Guide to Available Mathematical Software, National Bureau of Standards, NBSIR 84-2824 (also PB-84171305, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161), 1984, (448 pages).


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