This book provides a comprehensive, step-by-step development of

*Mathematica* programming capabilities and contains an enormous collection of examples and worked exercises. It guides the reader to become fluent in the structure of

*Mathematica* expressions, expression evaluation, pure and named functions, and in procedural, rule-based, and functional programming constructs. Each

*Mathematica* function is discussed in detail, explained in numerous examples, and put to work in real programs that are all contained on the accompanying DVD.

Unique features:

- Step-by-step presentation of
*Mathematica* functions assuming no prior *Mathematica* programming experience - Clear organization, complete topic coverage, and an accessible writing style for both novices and experts
- Detailed discussion of procedural, rule-based, and functional programming
- Hundreds of worked examples, illustrations, programs, and fully worked self-study exercises for understanding concepts and learning how to solve real-life problems
- Website for book with additional materials and updates: http://www.MathematicaGuideBooks.org
- Accompanying DVD containing all material as an electronic book with complete and executable
*Mathematica* code and programs, rendered color graphics, and animations

Introduction to

*Mathematica* | Structure of

*Mathematica* Expressions | Definitions and Properties of Functions | Meta-

*Mathematica* | Restricted Patterns and Replacement Rules | Operations on Lists, and Linear Algebra

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Graphics,

Physics,

Programming,

Recreational,

Tutorial and Reference