[Nevis-linux] Symbolic math packages on the Nevis Linux cluster

William Seligman seligman at nevis.columbia.edu
Wed Jul 23 12:35:53 EDT 2008

In response to a question from Wolf Holzmann, I did some research on symbolic 
math packages readily available for Fedora installations.  To my surprise, I 
found that there was not just one package, but three: Maxima, Octave, and R.

I've put up a web page that briefly describes those packages at:


In particular, you might want to consider Maxima before pursuing Mathematica.

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