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*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
*Subject*: [mg95992] Re: Book mathematica 6
*From*: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
*Date*: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 06:44:12 -0500 (EST)
*Organization*: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
*References*: <glvkcb$e58$1@smc.vnet.net>
In article <glvkcb$e58$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
"Pantelis Mintekidis" <minteki at hotmail.com> 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,
http://www.mathematicaguidebooks.org/
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
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.cws_home/710247/descript
ion#description
The Mathematica Book, Fifth Edition, by Stephen Wolfram, 1488 pages,
Wolfram Media; 5th edition
ISBN-10: 1579550223
ISBN-13: 978-1579550226
http://www.amazon.com/Mathematica-Book-Fifth-Stephen-Wolfram/dp/157955022
3
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
http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Programming-Mathematica-Third/dp/05218
46781/ref=pd_sim_b_2
Regards,
--Jean-Marc
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