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Mathematica definition

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.
(http://wri.com/mathematica/).
Stanford FTP (ftp://otter.stanford.edu/), NCSA FTP (ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/).
Mailing list: mathgroup-request@yoda.ncsa.uiuc.edu.
Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica.
["Mathematica: A System for Doing Mathematics by Computer", Stephen Wolfram, A-W 1988].
(1995-05-01)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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