Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Ben Klemens is the author of Modeling with Data (Princeton Press), which is his second book. It is a textbook about scientific and statistical computing, including a heavy focus on how statistical models are built and actually evaluated on a computer. The book has a long C tutorial, but its not a C textbook. He wrote the this book while doing various contracts, such as designing micro-simulations of migration at the Brookings Institute and the World Bank, and finding genes 4 correlated to bipolar disorder at the NIMH.Before that, his first book, Math You Can't Use: Patents, copyright, and software (Brookings Press), was about the expansion of patent law into the realm of software. Shortly after the book came out, he was the Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation's End Software Patents campaign, which he ran for about a year.