Mathematica in Action

Mathematica in Action

by Stan Wagon, S. Wagon
     
 

Push the power of your computer to its limits with this guide to the extraordinary capabilities of 'Mathematica.' To demonstrate the potential and breadth of the program, Mathematica in Action includes many detailed programs with line-by-line explanations, valuable shortcuts, and alternative methods to generate--three dimensional graphics, iterative graphics, and… See more details below

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Push the power of your computer to its limits with this guide to the extraordinary capabilities of 'Mathematica.' To demonstrate the potential and breadth of the program, Mathematica in Action includes many detailed programs with line-by-line explanations, valuable shortcuts, and alternative methods to generate--three dimensional graphics, iterative graphics, and animations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716722021
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
03/28/1991
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.91(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
0A Brief Introduction1
Pt. IBasic Concepts19
1Plotting21
2Prime Numbers47
3Rolling Circles75
4Surfaces103
Pt. IIGraphics Issues and Applications127
5The Cantor Set, Real and Complex129
6The Quadratic Map139
7The Recursive Turtle167
8Parametric Plotting of Surfaces187
9Penrose Tiles215
10Fractals, Ferns, and Julia Sets225
Pt. IIINumerical Mathematics253
11Custom Curves255
12Solving Equations277
13Differential Equations293
Pt. IVNumber Theory313
14Public-Key Encryption315
15Egyptian Fractions321
16The Ancient and Modern Euclidean Algorithm331
17Imaginary Primes and Prime Imaginaries361
18Certifying Primality385
19Check Digits and the Pentagon409
Pt. VAdvanced Projects417
20New Directions for [pi]419
21Rearrangement of Series445
22Escher's Patterns455
23Computational Geometry485
24Coloring Planar Maps and Graphs507
25The Riemann Zeta Function539
26The Banach-Tarski Paradox555
References573
Mathematica Index581
Subject Index587

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