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Re: Book mathematica 6

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  • Subject: [mg95992] Re: Book mathematica 6
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 06:44:12 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <glvkcb$e58$>

In article <glvkcb$e58$1 at>,
 "Pantelis Mintekidis" <minteki at> wrote:

> Could someone please recommend any well written comprehensive book in 
> mathematica 6.

If you are looking for a book describing Mathematica 6 specific features 
such as dynamic interactivity (Dynamic, Manipulate, ...), the new 
graphic engine, etc., I am not aware of any.

Speaking about "comprehensive", nothing is more comprehensive than the 
four volumes of The Mathematica Guidebook, by by Michael Trott,

Highly recommended for anyone who is serious about understanding 
Mathematica and mathematics as well, for the examples are usually not 
trivial. The web site contains many resources that should give you a 
good idea of what this beast is about. (Note that The Mathematica 
Guidebook should be updated for version 6 at some point in 2009).

In addition, I would recommend:

MATHEMATICA NAVIGATOR, by Heikki Ruskeepaa, 844 pages, Academic Press
ISBN-13: 978-0-12-603642-8
ISBN-10: 0-12-603642-X

The Mathematica Book, Fifth Edition, by Stephen Wolfram, 1488 pages, 
Wolfram Media; 5th edition
ISBN-10: 1579550223
ISBN-13: 978-1579550226

An Introduction to Programming with Mathematica, Third Edition, by Paul 
R. Wellin, Richard J. Gaylord, Samuel N. Kamin, 570 pages, Cambridge 
University Press; 3 edition
ISBN-10: 0521846781
ISBN-13: 978-0521846783


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