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Re: Recommended books for Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg14429] Re: Recommended books for Mathematica
  • From: "Erik Neumann" <erikn at usa.net>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 03:32:25 -0400
  • Organization: AT&T WorldNet Services
  • References: <70410j$i53@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

After looking through newsgroup posts I got "Power Programming with
Mathematica" by David Wagner, and I've found it to be excellent (by no
means too basic).  It is more concerned with learning the various
techniques of programming available in mathematica, and goes in-depth
into some things that would otherwise remain mysterious (for example,
held expressions, rule-based programming).  It uses examples, but is
not really applications oriented.
Regards,
erikn at usa.net


Christopher Albin Edmonds wrote in message <70410j$i53 at smc.vnet.net>...
>Hi,
>
>I am just starting to explore Mathematica, I am doing EE work with some
>messy symbolic calculus, CT Fourier transforms, etc., and Matlab
>doesn't lend itself to this kind of stuff. Anyway, I was wondering if
>there are any "essential" Mathematica texts, that are both good
>tutorials and good references. I also don't want a tutorial that is too
>basic...
>
>thanks,
>
>christopher edmonds




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