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Mathematica in Action, Second Edition
Author

Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
Book information

Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Copyright year: 1999
ISBN: 0387986847
Medium: Paperback
Includes: CD-ROM
Pages: 592
Additional cataloguing information: Hardcover: ISBN 0387982523
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Contents

Introduction | Plotting | Prime Numbers | Rolling Circles | Surfaces | The Cantor Set, Real and Complex | The Quadratic Map | The Recursive Turtle | Parametric Plotting of Surfaces | Penrose Tiles | Fractals, Ferns, and Julia Sets | Custom Curves | Solving Equations | Differential Equations | Public-Key Encryption | Egyptian Fractions | The Ancient and Modern Euclidean Algorithm | Imaginary Primes and Prime Imaginaries | Certifying Primality | Check Digits and the Pentagon | New Directions for \[Pi] | Rearrangement of Series | Escher's Patterns | Computational Geometry | Coloring Planar Maps and Graphs | The Riemann Zeta Function | The Banach-Tarski Paradox
Description

Designed both as a guide to Mathematica as well as a detailed tour of modern mathematics. Ideal for teachers, researchers, and Mathematica enthusiasts. Illustrates the power of Mathematica by using the software's animations, three-dimensional graphics, high-precision number theory computations, and sophisticated geometric and symbolic programming techniques to attack a diverse collection of mathematical problems.
Subject

*Mathematica Technology
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