Re: What is the best General Mathematica Book?
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- Subject: [mg3886] Re: What is the best General Mathematica Book?
- From: tlm at ameslab.gov (Dr. T. L. Marchioro II)
- Date: Sat, 4 May 1996 23:21:55 -0400
- Organization: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
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 > I strongly recommend Shaw and Tigg, "Mathematica, Getting Started, Getting it Done" which is a "project based" introduction. Wonderfully useful. Given that you are at a University, I assume you are a scientist, and hence you might want to check out another good book, that of Bahder, which I believe is titled "Mathematica for Scientists and Engineers" or something like that. Hope this helps -- tom -- Dr. Thomas L. Marchioro II Two-wheeled theoretical physicist Applied Mathematical Sciences 515-294-9779 Ames Laboratory 515-432-9142 (home) Ames, Iowa 50011 tlm at ameslab.gov Project Coordinator: Undergraduate Computational Engineering and Sciences http://uces.ameslab.gov/ ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====