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- Subject: [mg26816] Re: Book
- From: phys137 at mailcity.com
- Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 04:18:52 -0500 (EST)
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1. I agree with the previous recommendation partially. The Mathematica book is a
model of good documentation, true. Still, it may not be the best for
2. my strong personal favourities (from at least 20 I looked through and 8 I
read) were Patrick Tam - A physicists guide to mathematica. Don't be misled
by the title. It's excellent beginner to high-intermediate tutorial. Showing
use of Mathematica to solve real problems - though most examples are, admittedly
from physics. Very well written and very well organized. Teaching quite well
some elements of programming, too.
the other is David Wagner - Power programming with Mathematica, which concentrates
of the Mathematica programming language. Very useful for advanced programming.
Still, I've been out of this for a couple of years now and something new
could have appeared.
Power Programming With Mathematica : The Kernel "Marek Twardochlib"
<marek at geoinform.fh-mainz.de> wrote in message
news:948rfs$kl0 at smc.vnet.net...
> Olivier LETELLIER wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> > I'm a french student, and i'd like to know which could be the best book
> > should read to really improve myself using mathematica ; I've already
> > the basics, but i'd like to go further.
> The original Mathematica book from Wolfram. Nothing else!
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