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The Mathematica Kernel: Issues in the Design and Implementation
Author

Daniel Lichtblau
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Conference

Talk at Macalester College
Conference location

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Description

This was a talk I gave at Macalester College, November 2, 2006. It discusses some of the (nonproprietary) intricacies of design and construction and debugging of the Mathematica kernel.

Abstract:

How to build a software octopus in your basement, given 20 very smart monkeys and 20 years.
Subjects

*Applied Mathematics > Computer Science
*Mathematica Technology > Kernel
Keywords

Mathematica kernel
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