Re: comments on Wolfram Alpha

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg100401] Re: comments on Wolfram Alpha*From*: congruentialuminaire at yahoo.com*Date*: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 06:48:40 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <gvtmjt$gjb$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hello Beliavsky: Just give this string to both "engines" and you will see what we mean: "stopping power air, 0.731MeV electron". Then change the same query to .371 MeV and re-submit to both. The intersection of the greatest part of their domain and range is disjoint. Regards.. Roger Williams Franklin Laboratory On May 31, 3:36 am, Beliavsky <beliav... at aol.com> wrote: > input: arima > output: Arima,Trinidad and Tobago > Population: > city population | 34997 people > my comment: Nothing about ARIMA time series models, which comes up as > the 3rd link on Google. > > input: garch > output: Wolfram|Alpha isn't sure what to do with your input. > * Did you mean:march > my comment: nothing about GARCH time series models, widely used in > finance > > input: united states budget deficit > output: -$347 billion per year (US dollars per year) (2005 estimate) > my comment: Users would want more recent data, such as the 2008 > deficit and the estimated 2009 deficit. > > Wolfram Alpha appears much less useful than the combination of Google > and Mathematica, so I wonder if resources are better spent adding > functionality to Mathematica.