Mathematica Navigator: Mathematics, Statistics and Graphics

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Academic Press, Jun 12, 2009 - Mathematics - 1136 pages
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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
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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.

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