"Can't see the wheel for the cogs."
— dwarven expression

Welcome !

This is the home page for the Kicksey-Winsey project, developped by Romain Nguyen van yen at Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique-CNRS, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France between 2007 and 2011, and then at the Mathematics Institute of FU Berlin until 2013. This software is provided in the hope that it will be useful to other people but do not expect any guarantee that it will work. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or comments.



Kicksey-winsey is an open source C++ package for fluid flow simulation using Fourier and Wavelet methods. Here are some features you may be interested in: One of the main modules of Kicksey-winsey is the Template Wavelet Library, which has the following characteristics:


The code was successfully built and tested on the following platforms/compiler combinations: Please contribute to this list if you try any other platform !


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Related software

You may be interested in the following open-source wavelet libraries:


The manual is released with the code, but it can also be browsed online. Right now it remains at an embryonic stage but hopefully it will soon reach a proper form. In the mean time please go to the SourceForge forum for questions.


Source tarballs

Bundled releases are available on SourceForge.

Subversion repository

The subversion repository can be browsed online or accessed anonymously with an SVN client at the following URL:

External librairies


This is a non exhaustive list of references related to the algorithms that are implemented in Kicksey-winsey.


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