Cleve Moler

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Cleve Barry Moler is an American mathematician and computer programmer specializing in numerical analysis. In the mid to late 1970s, he was one of the authors of LINPACK and EISPACK, Fortran libraries for numerical computing. He invented MATLAB, a numerical computing package, to give his students at the University of New Mexico easy access to these libraries without writing Fortran. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cleve Moler has received more than 155,414 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Cleve Moler is the 702nd most popular mathematician, the 7,062nd most popular biography from United States and the 47th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Cleve Moler ranks 702 out of 828. Before him are Ingrid Daubechies, Gilbert Strang, Friedrich Engel, David Cox, Nikolai Chebotaryov, and Armand Borel. After him are Max Newman, Wilhelm Killing, Abu'l-Hasan al-Uqlidisi, Hans Rademacher, William Hopkins, and Lipót Fejér.

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Among people born in 1939, Cleve Moler ranks 367Before him are Harry Reid, Nur Misuari, Barney McKenna, Artur Chilingarov, George M. Whitesides, and Larry Linville. After him are John Hopcroft, Björn Engholm, Peter S. Beagle, Ole Ellefsæter, Yaakov Neeman, and Stuart Kauffman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cleve Moler ranks 7,062 out of 15,968. Before him are Larry Linville (1939), Earl Derr Biggers (1884), Jenni Rivera (1969), Randy Johnson (1963), Timothy B. Schmit (1947), and Drea de Matteo (1972). After him are Charles Lang (1902), John Hopcroft (1939), Stanley A. McChrystal (1954), Alan Ball (1957), Robert Hays (1947), and Dennis Johnson (1954).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Cleve Moler ranks 47Before him are Louis J. Mordell (1888), Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874), Daniel Quillen (1940), Charles Fefferman (1949), Robin Hartshorne (1938), and Gilbert Strang (1934). After him are Curtis T. McMullen (1958), Solomon W. Golomb (1932), Robert Daniel Carmichael (1879), Joseph Keller (1923), Kenneth Appel (1932), and Dennis Sullivan (1941).