UG4: Computer Algebra

This course runs in semester 2. See the timetable for further details (the code for Computer Algebra is "ca").

Documents

Lectures

Coursework

The schedulle for this is shown below. Each of the three assignments will be placed on this page at the time of issue and printed versions handed out at the lecture on the date of issue. Three exercises lasting 3 weeks each, note however that each can be down within 2 weeks (the extra week is to help you with scheduling your deadlines). Links will appear here at the appropriate times.

Maple 17: You can launch this on DICE machines from Applications>Other or from a terminal window by xmaple17&.

Maple related

Axiom

Axiom is a powerful computer algebra system with a rather different feel from Maple. It is now available for free from here and here. The first site has various other resources including a free book. The main downside is that the interface is very old fashioned by now but the things that matter most, the mathematical algorithms, are very advanced. Please note that this information is supplied for your interest, the assignments must be done in Maple.

Kyriakos Kalorkoti, IF5.26


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