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Re: Mathematica syntax in W|A

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  • Subject: [mg102330] Re: Mathematica syntax in W|A
  • From: "stephanielynnprather at gmail.com" <stephanielynnprather at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 05:46:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h4p3d7$imm$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

I'm a member of the Wolfram|Alpha Team and we saw your post and wanted
to give you an update. The 'trick' that Stephen showed wasn't using
Mathematica syntax, but rather something we developed to test what the
system would return to other locations. In fact, Alpha doesn't
recognize all of Mathematica's syntax. As we develop tips and tricks,
we'll post them to the Wolfram|Alpha Community: http://community.wolframalpha.com/.


On Jul 29, 4:05 am, Filippo Miatto <mia... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I was wondering to what extent one can use Mathematica syntax for  
> WolframAlpha queries.
> I mean, is there a more complex way to write queries that could be  
> used for complex searches? To access the data in a more effective way?
> Stephen Wolfram in a webcast showed some hints (for example to add  
> ip=FR or something like that so that WA would interpret the query as 
> it was coming from a european country and use the metric system of  
> measures), I wonder if there is more.
> F
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