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MathLink: Network Programming with Mathematica

Chikara Miyaji
Organization: Japan Institute of Sports Sciences
Paul Abbott
Organization: University of Western Australia
Department: Physics
URL: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/paul.c.abbott
Book information

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Copyright year: 2001
ISBN: 0521645980
Medium: Paperback
Includes: CD-ROM
Pages: 243
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Preliminaries | Connecting the Front End and the Kernel | Compiling AddTwo | Transfer Time Using MathLink | Debugging MathLink Programs | TurtleGraphics | Cellular Automata | MovieDigitizer | Object-oriented Programming | Creating an Event-driven Mechanism | Creating a Window Object | Window Object Applications | Writing an Interactive Graphics System | Interactive Geometry | Communications between Mathematica Sessions

Programming tutorial giving a thorough explanation of MathLink, the mechanism enabling higher-level communication between Mathematica and external programs. Introduces basic concepts and explains the fundamentals of MathLink templates and its data transfer model. Also provides source code for a wide range of practical applications, giving the reader the opportunity to adapt the code to suit their own practical needs. Assumes prior knowledge of Mathematica and the C language.

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