Re: Book

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg26833] Re: Book*From*: vze295bp at verizon.net (David Reiss)*Date*: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 01:13:14 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Scientific Arts*References*: <9463au$gft@smc.vnet.net> <948rfs$kl0@smc.vnet.net> <94maeb$3qk@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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 -- ) Scientific Arts: http://www.scientificarts.com ) Creative Services and Consultation for the Applied ) and Pure Sciences:: David Reiss: dreiss at !SPAMscientificarts.com ) [Remove the !SPAM to send email]