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Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language
Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language
by Cliff Hastings, Kelvin Mischo, Michael Morrison
  • Publisher: Wolfram Media, Inc.
  • Year: 2015
  • ISBN: 9781579550776 (Paperback)
  • 469 pp
  • Book Includes: website
  • Based on: Version 10
For more than 25 years, Mathematica has been the principal computation environment for millions of innovators, educators, students, and others around the world. This book is an introduction to Mathematica. The goal is to provide a hands-on experience introducing the breadth of Mathematica, with a focus on ease of use.

Readers get detailed instruction with examples for interactive learning and end-of-chapter exercises. Each chapter also contains authors' tips from their combined 50+ years of Mathematica use. Contents

Part I The Complete Overview

Chapter 1 The Very Basics
Chapter 2 A Sample Project in Mathematica
Chapter 3 Input and Output
Chapter 4 Word Processing and Typesetting
Chapter 5 Presenting with Slide Shows
Chapter 6 Fundamentals of the Wolfram Language
Chapter 7 Creating Interactive Models with a Single Command
Chapter 8 Sharing Mathematica Documents
Chapter 9 Finding Help

Part II Extending Knowledge

Chapter 10 2D and 3D Graphics
Chapter 11 Visualizing Data
Chapter 12 Styling and Customizing Graphics
Chapter 13 Creating Figures and Diagrams with Graphics Primitives
Chapter 14 Algebraic Manipulation and Equation Solving
Chapter 15 Calculus
Chapter 16 Differential Equations
Chapter 17 Linear Algebra
Chapter 18 Probability and Statistics
Chapter 19 Importing and Exporting Data
Chapter 20 Data Filtering and Manipulation
Chapter 21 Working with Curated Data
Chapter 22 Using Wolfram|Alpha Data in Mathematica
Chapter 23 Statistical Functionality for Data Analysis
Chapter 24 Creating Programs
Chapter 25 Creating Parallel and GPU Programs Additional Resources
Sample Chapter
Companion Website Related Topics
Tutorial and Reference
Mathematica Journal
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