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Computer Science with MATHEMATICA (R) : Theory and Practice for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering - Roman E. Maeder

Computer Science with MATHEMATICA (R)

Theory and Practice for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering

Paperback Published: 17th July 2000
ISBN: 9780521663953
Number Of Pages: 412

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Computer algebra systems have revolutionized the use of computers within mathematics research, and are currently extending that revolution to the undergraduate mathematics curriculum. But the power of such systems goes beyond simple algebraic or numerical manipulation. This book shows how computer-aided mathematics has reached a level where it can support effectively many of the computations in science and engineering. In addition to treating traditional computer science topics, an introductory course should show scientists and engineers how these computer-based tools can be used to do scientific computations. A valuable text for computer science courses for scientists and engineers, this book should also prove useful to Mathematica users at all levels. Covering the latest release of Mathematica, the book includes useful tips and techniques to help even seasoned users.

'This is an excellent introductory textbook in computer science via Mathematica. I recommend it for use in computer science classes for science and engineering students.' T. E. Simos, Computing Reviews

Preface
About this book
Computers and science
Mathematica's programming language
Iteration and recursion
Structure of programs
Abstract data types
Algorithms for searching and sorting
Complexity of algorithms
Operations on vectors and matrices
List processing and recursion
Rule-based programming
Functions
Theory of computation
Databases
Object-oriented programming
Further reading
More information about Mathematica
Index
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ISBN: 9780521663953
ISBN-10: 0521663954
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: 17th July 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 18.9  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.73