Mathematica in Actionby Stan Wagon, S. Wagon
Pub. Date: 03/28/1991
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
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.
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Table of ContentsMathematica (R) in Action leads the reader on a guided tour of: - high-precision number theory, including many aspects of the prime numbers such as prime certificates, the Madelung constant, the Riemann Hypothesis, and public key encryption; - innovative treatment of topics from calculus and dfferential equations including cycloids, brachishrones and trochoids brought to life through stunning animations; - fractals and chaos theory including complex Cantor sets, Iterated Function Systems, Julia sets, and fractalized tetrahedrons; - Algorithms of number theory: the ancient and modern Euclidean algorithms, the Chinese Remainder Theorem, continued fractions, Egyptian fractions, Gaussian primes, sum of two squares problems, Eisenstein primes; - dozens of miscellaneous topics including space filling curves, Peano curves, turtle geometry, map coloring a torus, the Art gallery theorem, Penrose tiles, algebraic numbers, and symbolic algebra.
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