Re: Function, Command, Operator, Object...etc.

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg61396] Re: Function, Command, Operator, Object...etc.*From*: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 02:44:37 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <dislg0$mg4$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, these things have all the same representation in Mathematica, even some guys think that a Object is different from a Function. Regards Jens "Steven T. Hatton" <hattons at globalsymmetry.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:dislg0$mg4$1 at smc.vnet.net... | Section 2.1.2 of The Mathematica Book for 5.2 discusses different ways to | interpret parts of expressions. The examples given are "Function, Command, | Operator, Head and Object type." Do these terms have any meaning within | the Mathematica language, or are these purely conceptual ideas intended to | aid the user in understanding the language? Are these terms given formal | definitions as regards their meaning when used to discuss Mathematica? If | so, where might I find these definitions? | -- | "Philosophy is written in this grand book, The Universe. ... But the book | cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language... | in which it is written. It is written in the language of mathematics, ...; | without which wanders about in a dark labyrinth." The Lion of Gaul |