"Mathematica: A Practical Approach" is now available
- To: MathGroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu
- Subject: "Mathematica: A Practical Approach" is now available
- From: nb at sunburn.stanford.edu
- Date: Thu, 17 Oct 91 12:41:11 PDT
"Mathematica: A Practical Approach" (Prentice-Hall) by Nancy Blachman I am pleased to announce that the tutorial book "Mathematica: A Practical Approach" (Prentice-Hall) is now available. This book grew out of notes from my Stanford University course in Mathematica. "Mathematica: A Practical Approach" can be purchased from your local bookstore, Prentice-Hall, or Variable Symbols, Inc., 2161 Shattuck Ave., Suite 202, Berkeley, CA 94704-1313, 510-843-8701. Publication date: October 15, 1991 Publisher Prentice Hall Pages: 384 Size: 7" by 9 1/4" ISBN: 0-13-563826-7 Price: $30.00 (paperback) Table of Contents Part I: Introduction to Mathematica Chapter 1: Getting Started with Mathematica Chapter 2: Numerical Capabilities Chapter 3: Algebraic or Symbolic Capabilities Chapter 4: Graphics Chapter 5: Getting Around with Mathematica Part II: Programming Chapter 6: List Manipulation Chapter 7: Assignments and Rules Chapter 8: Data Types Chapter 9: Writing Functions Chapter 10: Local Variables & Procedural Programming Chapter 11: Pattern Matching Chapter 12: Anonymous (Pure) Functions Chapter 13: Traps, Pitfalls, and Debugging Chapter 14: Input and Output Chapter 15: Packages Part III: Appendices Appendix A: Answers to the Exercises Appendix B: Bibliography Appendix C: Commands Categorized Appendix D: Directories of the Mathematica Packages Appendix E: Electronic Information Appendix F: The Front End Appendix G: Glossary Appendix H: Help Appendix I: Index For more information and to receive a brochure describing more fully the content of the book and qualifications of the author, contact Bernice Chin at Variable Symbols, Inc. 2161 Shattuck Ave., Suite 202 Berkeley, CA 94704-1313 Fax: 510-843-8702 (or 415-843-8702) Telephone: 510-843-8701 (or 415-843-8701) or send email to Nancy Blachman at nb at cs.stanford.edu.