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Re: Comparison between Mathematica and other symbolic systems

hello Paolo

I'm not sure direct comparison and discussion of other products
is encouraged in this forum.
It might be better to ask experts directly?

2008/9/30 Paolo Bientinesi <pauldj at>

> Hi everybody,
> 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". Some experts in other systems will be
> giving a 15 min presentation to convince the audience of the contrary,
> and then it will be my turn.
> At this point I am quite clueless on how to make my point across.
> First of all, I am not at all familiar with any other system's
> symbolic toolboxes, so I don't know what are the weaknesses. Also, I
> am not sure what kind of demo could really make an impression on
> graduate students and colleagues.
> Has any of you any experience on this? Ideas? Suggestions?
> Thank you!
> --
> Prof. Paolo Bientinesi, Ph.D.
> RWTH Aachen University, AICES
> pauldj at
> pauldj at

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