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Re: Computer Science with Mathematica Book

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  • Subject: [mg28691] Re: Computer Science with Mathematica Book
  • From: Alois Steindl <Alois.Steindl+e325 at tuwien.ac.at>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 07:54:39 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Inst. f. Mechanics II, TU Vienna
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"David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net> writes:

> Dear MathGroup,
> 
> I bought Roman Maeder's "Computer Science with Mathematica" book. The book
> claims that you can download software for the extensive code that is in the
> book and gives a web site. However, after spending extensive time, giving a
> lot personal information, and obtaining an access code I find that it is
> still not possible to download the code.
> 
> Those who buy the book should not expect that it is very easy, and maybe not
> possible at all, to download any packages and notebooks that go with the
> book.
> 
> David Park
> djmp at earthlink.net
> http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/

Hello,
have you ever tried to contact the author? Maybe the problem is with
your setup, who knows?
I wouldn't expect a scientific book to be very easy, except when it
reads something like "Computer Science for Dummies". There is always a
tradeoff between Easyness and content.

Good luck
Alois


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