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The Mathematica Programmer: Computations with Infinite Structures

Roman Maeder
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: Kernel Technology
Journal / Anthology

The Mathematica Journal
Year: 1990
Volume: 1
Issue: 2
Page range: 30-33

Infinite sets and infinite lists; Streams, like lists; Mapping functions onto streams; Output formatting; Infinity at last; More applications; Really taking off; Further reading.

This is the first installment of a new column that will emphasize use of Mathematica as a programming language. Combining many different programming styles in one coherent system, Mathematica is uniquely suited to a wide range of applications--from traditional procedural to object-oriented and functional programming.

*Mathematica Technology > Programming