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Re: What is the best General Mathematica Book?

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  • Subject: [mg3884] Re: What is the best General Mathematica Book?
  • From: william.oliver at colorado.edu (Bill Oliver)
  • Date: Sat, 4 May 1996 23:21:34 -0400
  • Organization: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <4luvea$3u8 at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, kaleb at uclink2.berkeley.edu
(Kale Beckwitt) wrote:

> Hello--
> I have just started using Mathematica seriously and I was wondering if there 
> was some consensus as to what the best 3rd party mathematica book is for both 
> general shell usage and advanced calculations?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Kale Beckwitt
> The University of California at Berkeley
> kaleb at uclink2.berkeley.edu

There many books out now, many of which would probably meet your needs. Of
the books I've looked at, I find the following book to be the most
helpful:

 "Applied Mathematica: Getting started, getting it done" by William T.
Shaw and Jason Tigg. 1994. Addison-Wesley.

-Bill

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