Front Matter

This documentation is based on the GNU Scientific Library reference manual by

  • Mark Galassi, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Jim Davies, Department of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • James Theiler, Astrophysics and Radiation Measurements Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Brian Gough, Network Theory Limited
  • Gerard Jungman, Theoretical Astrophysics Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Patrick Alken, Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Michael Booth, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Fabrice Rossi, University of Paris-Dauphine

The current manual documents the AMPL Bindings for GNU Scientific Library (GSL), a collection of numerical routines for scientific computing. It corresponds to release 1.15 of the library. Please report any errors in this manual to

More information about GSL can be found at the project homepage,

Copyright © 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 The GSL Team.

Copyright of modifications © 2012 AMPL Optimization Inc.

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