Pointers and Arrays

  • Derek M. Capper


It is difficult to imagine performing many scientific calculations without the ability to manipulate arrays of one or more dimensions. Arrays are needed for vectors, matrices and the convenient storage of related data. In this chapter we introduce a simple picture of the way memory is organized, together with powerful methods for using contiguous areas of memory.


Memory Location Array Element Null Pointer Pointer Arithmetic Contiguous Area 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Derek M. Capper
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  1. 1.Wotton-under-Edge, GloucestershireUK

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