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Re: Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg64538] Re: Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:31:16 -0500 (EST)
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"Renan" <renan.birck at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:dtc9ec$a3c$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Murray Eisenberg wrote in comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica:
>> Then perhaps you SHOULD be doing more drawing of diagrams (i.e., plots
>> and graphs).  As Hamming once wrote, "The purpose of computing is
>> insight, not numbers" (or something like that).
>
> I draw diagrams when I'm done with the number crunching.
>

That's entertaining! Feynman advocated doing it the other way around.

Diagrams can suggest better ways of doing the number crunching, or they can 
even suggest ways of avoiding the number crunching altogether; I have no 
idea whether either of these happy scenarios holds in your application area.

Steve Luttrell 



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