Re: Can Mathematica help me?
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- Subject: [mg10983] Re: Can Mathematica help me?
- From: Don Paddleford <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 15 Feb 1998 02:10:50 -0500
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Mark Carroll wrote: > > Here's my problem: I have software that generates a set of equations > that needs to be solved. Numerical solutions are okay. > > Unfortunately, the set of equations may not have a nice closed form and > may contain differential equations or other exciting things, etc. Can I > just throw such a set of equations at Mathematica and have it solve > them? I'd prefer it to figure out when to use particular parts of > expert knowledge instead of having to tell it, 'okay, solve this set as > differential equations, then try to simplify this other set using > general techniques'. So far, I've not seen anything that doesn't need > to be guided along by telling it what parts of its mathematical > knowledge to apply where: it's hard enough to do that automatically, > and I doubt it's even possible in the general case. > > Basically, I'm looking for something where its various skills can seem > to work together as a group, instead of each having to be consulted > individually. Is Mathematica up to this? > > Thanks. > > -- Mark I think you are looking for an Utopia which does not exist. Bite the bullet and get involved in generating your solutions...or hire a mathematician to do it for you