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Re: Mathematica and Education

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  • Subject: [mg65094] Re: Mathematica and Education
  • From: Mike <m.HoneychurcNOSPAMh at uq.edu.au>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 06:00:15 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: University of Queensland
  • References: <duud4v$hon$1@smc.vnet.net> <dv310m$r1s$1@smc.vnet.net>
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On 13/3/06 3:47 PM, in article dv310m$r1s$1 at smc.vnet.net, "nma at 12000.org"
<nma at 12000.org> wrote:

> "David Park" said:
> 
> "Theodore Gray has provided us with the wonderful
> notebook interface. You can have titles, sections, text cells,
> equations and
> diagrams. It's the style of textbooks, reports and research papers."
> 
> I currently do my homeworks/reports using Scientific word, and if I
> need to post some results from Mathematica (a plot or some
> calculation), I cut/paste the result in.  I found this a little easier
> actually for typesetting a report with lots of Mathematics in it, but
> this is only becuase I am more familiar with SW for writing reports
> with, with its short cuts etc...
> 
> I'd like to spend more time to learn more how to typeset full reports
> in Mathematica, I think that would be easier than the way I currently
> do it.
> 
> How good is Mathematica Latex output? Can one write a PhD thesis all in
> Mathematica for example? any examples on the net of this being done to
> look at?
> 

See a recent (sometime earlier this year) posting from Paul Abbott. Paul
provided a link to documents (PhD and honours theses) that had been written
entirely in Mathematica.

Mike


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