Re: Re: Which Mathematica product should I get?
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- From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
- Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 01:27:55 -0500 (EST)
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Actually, you get an added feature that you probably don't want: When
you print a notebook, it puts "Printed by Mathematica for Students" at
the bottom of each page. Otherwise, it's identical to the full
On 3/24/07, Jmbatista at aol.com <Jmbatista at aol.com> wrote:
> The student version may be a cost effective solution, but don't you also
> loose some capabilities with this approach?
> J. Batista
> In a message dated 3/24/2007 6:57:17 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> chris at chiasson.name writes:
> Mathematica can be had "for cheap" if you get the student version. The
> typesetting can be done directly through the keyboard, as Jean-Marc
> Gulliet pointed out in another thread:
> Of course, you can always use the palettes instead of the keyboard -
> which would be more like MathType.
> The other questions seem like something you might send to
> sales at wolfram.com (I didn't check to see if that address exists).
> On 3/23/07, David Rees <w3bdevilREMOVE at thisw3bdevil.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Currently being a Calculus student and my antique Ti-83 is really reachin=
> > the limits of where it can help me (no pun intended) so I'm looking for s=
> > high-end symbolic calculation software to help me through my course.
> > Mathematica 5.2 looks attractive, I've installed the demo and it looks
> > powerful enough, but I'm a little put off by the frontend's interface. Ri=
> > now I'm using MathType to typeset my equations and I'm not keen on return=
> > to LaTeX-type command-lines. I know Mathematica has "whiteboard-style"
> > expression support but I haven't seen how far that support goes. Is it
> > anywhere near as flexible as MathType?
> > So if Mathematica is for me, which Mathematica product do I want? There's
> > "Mathematica for Students 5.2", "Mathematica CalcCenter for Students 3", =
> > "Calculus WIZ", each of them are similarly priced (=A380, =A370, and =A35=
> > respectivly)
> > I hear Calculus WIZ can integrate with Mathematica (as well as being
> > available as a seperate standalone product), is the extra =A350 worth it?
> > I'm confused about the differences (and virtues) of CalcCenter over
> > Mathematica, the price difference is only =A310 (and I'm not going to buy
> > both). Can anyone clear this up?
> > Finally, I've got a question about licensing and front-ends. I've been
> > toying with the .NET/Link SDK, can you link to a Mathematica kernel runni=
> > on another machine or via some kind of IPC? (i.e.can the Kernel run under=
> > desktopless session (i.e. as a Windows Service or Daemon)?) I'm wanting t=
> > create an uberized version of the WITM proxy for Mathematica (since Wolfr=
> > still refuses to port Mathematica to the PocketPC/Windows Mobile platform=
> > that's all.
> > Regarding licensing, is it on a per-user or per-device scheme? I've got
> > three computers I use regularly (my desktop workstation, my TabletPC, and=
> > Terminal Server) and I don't want to have to shell out for Mathematica th=
> > times over.
> > Thanks
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