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Re: Finite Groups...infinite disappoinment

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  • Subject: [mg112282] Re: Finite Groups...infinite disappoinment
  • From: Roman <rschmied at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 06:08:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <i64kj5$3ct$1@smc.vnet.net>

Curated info on finite groups can be found in the "Small Groups"
database of the GAP program. I for one am awaiting the day when GAP
becomes accessible from within Mathematica!
Roman


On Sep 7, 8:03 am, "Carl K. Woll" <ca... at wolfram.com> wrote:
> On 9/6/2010 3:15 AM, David Bailey wrote:
>
> [snip]
>
> > My feeling is that you hit the nail on the head - the idea of curated
> > data over such a broad range is basically not possible. Another such
> > area is chemical information, thus you are rewarded by:
>
> > ChemicalData["Caffeine"]
>
> > however
>
> > ChemicalData["Copper Sulphate"]
>
> > or
>
> > ChemicalData["Copper Sulfate"]
>
> You need to use a standard camelcased name:
>
> In[30]:= ChemicalData["CopperSulfate"]
>
> Out[30]= {"CopperIISulfate", "CopperIISulfatePentahydrate",
> "CopperIISulfateHydrate"}
>
> You can also use a chemical formula:
>
> In[32]:= ChemicalData["CuSO4", "StandardName"]
>
> Out[32]= "CopperIISulfate"
>
> Carl Woll
> Wolfram Research
>
>
>
> > (I tried both spellings) yielded nothing. Copper sulphate was the first
> > chemical that I tried in my new chemistry set about 50 years ago!
>
> > David Bailey
>
> >http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk



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