• The Development and Use of Scientific Software 

      Sanders, Rebecca (2008-04-29)
      Scientific software, by which we mean application software that has a large computational component, models physical phenomena and provides data for decision support. This can be software that calculates loads on bridges, ...
    • A Model for Run-time Measurement of Input and Round-off Error 

      Meng, Nicholas Jie (2012-09-25)
      For scientists, the accuracy of their results is a constant concern. As the programs they write to support their research grow in complexity, there is a greater need to understand what causes the inaccuracies in their ...
    • Using Code Mutation to Study Code Faults in Scientific Software 

      Hook, Daniel (2009-04-22)
      Code faults can seriously degrade scientific software accuracy. Therefore, it is imperative that scientific software developers scrutinize their codes in an attempt to find these faults. This thesis explores, particularly, ...