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Mathematica: A Practical Approach
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Mathematica: A Practical Approach (Paperback)

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For courses using Mathematica in departments of science, engineering, and mathematics.

The first edition of this title was THE best-selling Mathematica book of its time (other than the manual that's packaged with the software). It sold over 19,000 units since its publication in 1991. A new release of Mathematica has just hit the market, and this classic title has been revised and updated to accommodate the new release.

BusinessBusiness & managementBusiness mathematics & systemsComputing & ITBusiness applicationsComputing & ITComputer programming / software developmentComputing & ITComputer scienceMathematical theory of computationMaths for computer scientistsScience & MathematicsMathematicsMathematical foundations Publisher: Pearson Education (US) Publication Date: 29/12/1998 ISBN-13: 9780132592017  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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NANCY BLACHMAN is one of the nation's leading Mathematica trainers. In 1989, after working at Wolfram Research Inc., Ms. Blachman founded her own company, Variable Symbols, Inc., to provide both individual and group training in Mathematica to scientists and engineers. She teaches classes in Mathematica at Stanford University and is an invited speaker at conference and workshops on Mathematica. She has written four popular Mathematica books. She holds degrees in mathematics, operations research, and computer science from the University of Birmingham (UK), the University of California at Berkeley, and Stanford University. COLIN WILLIAMS has used Mathematica intensively since 1990 and has given numerous Mathematica tutorials to banks and engineering research labs. He recently co-wrote CalcLabs with Mathematica with Nancy Blachman, and Explorations in Quantum Computing with Scott Clearwater. Colin also teaches Mathematica at Stanford University. Colin holds a Ph.D. is artificial intelligence and advanced degrees in physics and atmospheric dynamics. He was a research scientist at Xerox PARC and a former research assistant to Prof. Stephen Hawking of Cambridge University.

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