# Mathematica Navigator: Mathematics, Statistics and Graphics

Academic Press, Jun 12, 2009 - Mathematics - 1136 pages
Ruskeepaa gives a general introduction to the most recent versions of Mathematica, the symbolic computation software from Wolfram. The book emphasizes graphics, methods of applied mathematics and statistics, and programming.

Mathematica Navigator can be used both as a tutorial and as a handbook. While no previous experience with Mathematica is required, most chapters also include advanced material, so that the book will be a valuable resource for both beginners and experienced users.

- Covers both Mathematica 6 and Mathematica 7 - The book, fully revised and updated, is based on Mathematica 6 - Comprehensive coverage from basic, introductory information through to more advanced topics - Studies several real data sets and many classical mathematical models

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### Contents

 Chapter 1 Starting 1 Chapter 2 Sightseeing 25 Chapter 3 Notebooks 51 Chapter 4 Files 93 Chapter 5 Graphics for Functions 115 Chapter 6 Graphics Primitives 151 Chapter 7 Graphics Options 179 Chapter 8 Graphics for Data 231
 Chapter 18 Programs 541 Chapter 19 Differential Calculus 615 Chapter 20 Integral Calculus 633 Chapter 21 Matrices 677 Chapter 22 Equations 709 Chapter 23 Optimization 741 Chapter 24 Interpolation 791 Chapter 25 Approximation 811

 Chapter 9 Data 283 Chapter 10 Manipulations 315 Chapter 11 Dynamics 357 Chapter 12 Numbers 395 Chapter 13 Expressions 413 Chapter 14 Lists 443 Chapter 15 Tables 467 Chapter 16 Patterns 491 Chapter 17 Functions 511
 Chapter 26 Differential Equations 829 Chapter 27 Partial Differential Equations 885 Chapter 28 Difference Equations 923 Chapter 29 Probability 961 Chapter 30 Statistics 1003 References 1063 Index 1067 About the CDROM 1112 Copyright

### About the author (2009)

Heikki Ruskeepää teaches applied mathematics at the University of Turku. He has published guides on mathematical software such as Macsyma, Mathematica, and SAS/OR. Ruskeepää received his Ph.D. from the Department of Applied Mathematics of the University of Turku, Finland. He has also published several books in Finnish.