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Human-Computer Interaction in Symbolic Computation : Trends in Linguistics - D. S. Scott

Human-Computer Interaction in Symbolic Computation

Trends in Linguistics

By: D. S. Scott (Foreword by), N. Kajler (Editor)

Paperback Published: June 1998
ISBN: 9783211828434
Number Of Pages: 212

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There are many problems which current user interfaces either do not handle well or do not address at all. The contributions to this volume concentrate on three main areas: interactive books, computer-aided instruction, and visualization. They range from a description of a framework for authoring and browsing mathematical books and of a tool for the direct manipulation of equations and graphs to the presentation of new techniques, such as the use of chains of recurrences for expediting the visualization of mathematical functions.Students, researchers, and developers involved in the design and implementation of scientific software will be able to draw upon the presented research material here to create ever-more powerful and user-friendly applications.

List of contributors
Introductionp. 1
The ACELA project: aims and plansp. 7
Active structured documents as user interfacesp. 25
Direct manipulation in a mathematics user interfacep. 43
Successful pedagogical applications of symbolic computationp. 61
Design principles of Mathpert: software to support education in algebra and calculusp. 89
Hypermedia learning environment for mathematical sciencesp. 117
Chains of recurrences for functions of two variables and their application to surface plottingp. 141
Algorithm animation with Agatp. 163
Computation and images in combinatoricsp. 179
Subject indexp. 209
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ISBN: 9783211828434
ISBN-10: 3211828435
Series: Trends in Linguistics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: June 1998
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: AT
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.33