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(tool, mathematics)
A popular symbolic mathematics and graphics system, developed in 1988 by Stephen Wolfram and sold by Wolfram Research. The language emphasises rules and pattern-matching. The name was suggested by Steve Jobs.

Stanford FTP, NCSA FTP.

Mailing list:

Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica.

["Mathematica: A System for Doing Mathematics by Computer", Stephen Wolfram, A-W 1988].


Mathematical software for the Mac, DOS, Windows, OS/2 and various Unix platforms from Wolfram Research, Inc., Champaign, IL ( Launched in 1988, Mathematica includes numerical, graphical and symbolic computation capabilities, all linked to the Mathematica programming language. Introduced in 2005, Version 5.2 supports 64-bit memory addressing and 64-bit long number partitioning. It also supports threading of numerical linear algebra over multiple CPUs and multicore processors.
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