Re: Re: Which Mathematica product should I get?
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- Subject: [mg74545] Re: [mg74535] Re: [mg74504] Which Mathematica product should I get?
- 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 version. 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: > > http://media.wolfram.com/brochures/mathematicashortcuts.pdf > > 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= > g > > the limits of where it can help me (no pun intended) so I'm looking for s= > ome > > 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= > ght > > now I'm using MathType to typeset my equations and I'm not keen on return= > ing > > 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", = > and > > "Calculus WIZ", each of them are similarly priced (=A380, =A370, and =A35= > 0 > > 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= > ng > > on another machine or via some kind of IPC? (i.e.can the Kernel run under= > a > > desktopless session (i.e. as a Windows Service or Daemon)?) I'm wanting t= > o > > create an uberized version of the WITM proxy for Mathematica (since Wolfr= > am > > 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= > my > > Terminal Server) and I don't want to have to shell out for Mathematica th= > ree > > times over. > > > > Thanks > > > > > > > > > > > -- > http://chris.chiasson.name/ > > > > > > > ________________________________ > AOL now offers free email to everyone. Find out more about what's free from > AOL at AOL.com. -- http://chris.chiasson.name/