MACSYMA


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MACSYMA

Project MAC's SYmbolic MAnipulator. The first comprehensive symbolic mathematics system, written in Lisp by Joel Moses <moses@larch.lcs.mit.edu> of MIT in 1969, later Symbolics, Inc.

Versions include Symbolics Macsyma, DOE Maxima (ANL, in Common LISP) and Vaxima.

ftp://rascal.ics.utexas.edu/pub/maxima-4-155.tar.Z. E-mail: <macsyma-service@symbolics.com>.

["MACSYMA - The Fifth Year", J. Moses, SIGSAM Bulletin 8(3) (Aug 1974)].
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Despite being so old, Macsyma has at least one big advantage: virtually all bugs have been fixed by now.
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Moses led the development of MACSYMA, a software system that automates various forms of mathematics including calculus.