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Title

Demystifying Rules
Author

Dr. Nancy Blachman
Organization: Variable Symbols, Inc.
URL: http://www.variablesymbols.com
Journal / Anthology

The Mathematica Journal
Year: 2002
Volume: 8
Issue: 4
Page range: 563-573
Description

Have you ever wondered in what order Mathematica applies replacement rules or why Mathematica sometimes applies a replacement rule and other times doesn't? This article explains how replacement rules work and why they are useful.
Subject

*Mathematica Technology > Kernel > Pattern Matching
Keywords

replacement rules, pattern matching, ReplaceAll
URL

http://www.mathematica-journal.com/issue/v8i4/features/blachman/contents/DemystifyingRules.html