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Mathematica in Action
Author

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

Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Copyright year: 1991
ISBN: 0716722291
Medium: Hardcover
Pages: 419
Out of print?: Y
Additional cataloguing information: Paperback: ISBN 071672202X
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Contents

Prime Numbers | Rolling Circles | Surfaces | Iterative Graphics | Iterative Complex Graphics | The Turtle Road to Recursion | Advanced Three-Dimensional Graphics | Some Algorithms of Number Theory | Imaginary Primes and Prime Imaginaries | Additional Examples | Appendix
Description

Hands-on introduction to Mathematica. Animations, three-dimensional graphics, high-precision number theory computations, and a variety of methods demonstrate the power and benefits of Mathematica. An electronic supplement containing all the code from the book is available, and an errata sheet is also contained in the file corrections.
Subject

*Mathematica Technology
Keywords

penrose, NextPrime, Prime Distriubtion, PrimePi, PrimeQ, Public Key Encryption, Public-Key Encryption, W. H. Freeman, advanced 3D graphics, algebraic numbers
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Chapter8.ma (29.1 KB) - Number Theory Algorithms notebook
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