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Title

Mathematica Programming: Past, Present, and Projected
Author

Tom Wickham-Jones
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: Director of Kernel Technology
Conference

1998 Worldwide Mathematica Conference
Conference location

Chicago, IL
Description

This talk will describe the fundamental idea of Mathematica programming as it was first introduced in Version 1. It will show how this paradigm has been developed and extended over the last 10 years and now covers many areas such as graphics, typesetting, and interface manipulation. The talk will show how Mathematica programs can use a common set of principles to provide general solutions to a wide set of application areas while at the same time being efficient to run and fast to develop. It will conclude by unveiling some of the future directions of Mathematica programming.
Subject

*Mathematica Technology > Programming
URL

http://library.wolfram.com/conferences/conference98/abstracts/mathematica_programming.html