(See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for up-to-date information.)

**Mark Galassi**- Conceived GSL (with James Theiler) and wrote the design document. Wrote
the simulated annealing package and the relevant chapter in the manual.
**James Theiler**- Conceived GSL (with Mark Galassi). Wrote the random number generators
and the relevant chapter in this manual.
**Jim Davies**- Wrote the statistical routines and the relevant chapter in this
manual.
**Brian Gough**- FFTs, numerical integration, random number generators and distributions,
root finding, minimization and fitting, polynomial solvers, complex
numbers, physical constants, permutations, vector and matrix functions,
histograms, statistics, ieee-utils, revised CBLAS Level 2 & 3,
matrix decompositions, eigensystems, cumulative distribution functions,
testing, documentation and releases.
**Reid Priedhorsky**- Wrote and documented the initial version of the root finding routines
while at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mathematical Modeling and
Analysis Group.
**Gerard Jungman**- Special Functions, Series acceleration, ODEs, BLAS, Linear Algebra,
Eigensystems, Hankel Transforms.
**Mike Booth**- Wrote the Monte Carlo library.
**Jorma Olavi Tähtinen**- Wrote the initial complex arithmetic functions.
**Thomas Walter**- Wrote the initial heapsort routines and cholesky decomposition.
**Fabrice Rossi**- Multidimensional minimization.
**Carlo Perassi**- Implementation of the random number generators in Knuth's
Seminumerical Algorithms, 3rd Ed.
**Szymon Jaroszewicz**- Wrote the routines for generating combinations.
**Nicolas Darnis**- Wrote the initial routines for canonical permutations.
**Jason H. Stover**- Wrote the major cumulative distribution functions.
**Ivo Alxneit**- Wrote the routines for wavelet transforms.
**Tuomo Keskitalo**- Improved the implementation of the ODE solvers.

Thanks to Nigel Lowry for help in proofreading the manual.