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


"Renan" <renan.birck at gmail.com> wrote in message 
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> 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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