Re: Mathematica and Symbolic Manipulation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114257] Re: Mathematica and Symbolic Manipulation*From*: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>*Date*: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 06:06:44 -0500 (EST)

On 11/28/10 at 6:56 AM, olfa.mraihi at yahoo.fr (olfa) wrote: >I'm facing a big problem with Mathematica because I need to use it >SYMBOLICALLY for many functions like: >1)Nest[f,x,i] (without knowing the value of i) >2)Table[exp,{index,i,n}] (without knowing the values of i and n) >3)Rest[m] such that m is a symbolic list (without knowing its concrete >elements) >How to deal with that? Without knowing details of what problem you are trying to solve that makes you think you need the capability you describe above, it is impossible to offer meaningful alternatives. Why not post a specific example of what you are trying to do with what you have tried?