Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language, 2nd Ed.

Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language, 2nd Ed.


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For more than 25 years, Mathematica has been the principal computation environment for millions of innovators, educators, students, and others around the world. This book is an introduction to Mathematica. The goal is to provide a hands-on experience introducing the breadth of Mathematica with a focus on ease of use. Readers get detailed instruction with examples for interactive learning and end-of-chapter exercises. Each chapter also contains authors' tips from their combined 50+ years of Mathematica use.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781579550127
Publisher: Wolfram Media, Inc.
Publication date: 12/28/2016
Pages: 494
Sales rank: 613,520
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Part I The Complete Overview 1

Chapter 1 The Very Basics 3

Chapter 2 A Sample Project in Mathematica 11

Chapter 3 Input and Output 21

Chapter 4 Word Processing and Typesetting 43

Chapter 5 Presenting with Slide Shows 59

Chapter 6 Fundamentals of the Wolfram Language 73

Chapter 7 Creating Interactive Models with a Single Command 93

Chapter 8 Sharing Mathematica Notebooks 115

Chapter 9 Finding Help 125

Part II Extending Knowledge 133

Chapter 10 2D and 3D Graphics 135

Chapter 11 Visualizing Data 157

Chapter 12 Styling and Customizing Graphics 179

Chapter 13 Creating Figures and Diagrams with Graphics Primitives 213

Chapter 14 Algebraic Manipulation and Equation Solving 233

Chapter 15 Calculus 245

Chapter 16 Differential Equations 261

Chapter 17 Linear Algebra 271

Chapter 18 Probability and Statistics 289

Chapter 19 Importing and Exporting Data 305

Chapter 20 Data Filtering and Manipulation 327

Chapter 21 Working with Curated Data 359

Chapter 22 Using Wolfram|Alpha Data in Mathematica 393

Chapter 23 Statistical Functionality for Data Analysis 419

Chapter 24 Creating Programs 437

Chapter 25 Creating Parallel and GPU Programs 459

Index 477

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