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Re: Comparison between Mathematica and other symbolic systems

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  • Subject: [mg92570] Re: Comparison between Mathematica and other symbolic systems
  • From: PaulDj <pauldj6 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 04:13:19 -0400 (EDT)
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On Oct 3, 12:41 pm, Albert Retey <a... at gmx-topmail.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> > As part of a presentation to students, I will have to support the
> > claim that "Mathematica is better than other systems when it comes to
> > symbolic computations".
>
> isn't this quite a stupid claim?

Albert,

yes it is, but that's an edited version, necessary for the post to
appear on this list. Still, I have to disagree with you, as only a
minority of the users switch from system to another depending on their
needs. Most of us probably master one or at most two systems. That's
it.

Paolo


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