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Re: Book


In article <94maeb$3qk at smc.vnet.net>, <phys137 at mailcity.com> wrote:

> 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
> beginners
> 
> 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
> I
> > > should read to really improve myself using mathematica ; I've already
> got
> > > the basics, but i'd like to go further.
> >
> > The original Mathematica book from Wolfram. Nothing else!
> >
> > marek
> >
> >
> >


Unfortunately I believe that  David Wagner's book appears to be out
of print:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/007912237X/


This is certainly a shame since this is a gem of a book.

--David

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