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Re: Math-engines, Mathematica, Maple or ...

From: Andreas Strotmann <Strotmann@rrz.uni-koeln.de>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 15:14:18 +0200
Message-ID: <3F1BE72A.4090701@rrz.uni-koeln.de>
To: Morten Andersen <mortena@mip.sdu.dk>
CC: www-math@w3.org

I don't think you'd have any licensing problems with the REDUCE Computer 
Algebra system (www.uni-koeln.de/REDUCE/, 
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/codemist/reduce/), and it does what you 
ask. It's almost open-source: the regular version includes the full LISP 
source code, and it's quite reasonably priced.  It has some support for 
MathML, too.

 -- Andreas Strotmann

Morten Andersen wrote:

> I'm working on a system, that involves a browser-based frontend with 
> mathematics support.
> I would like to make it possible to use mathematic-engines like 
> Mathematica, but their license restrictions are very strict, so I'm 
> trying to figure out what engines that there is out there.
> The engine must be able to:
>     * Do symbolic calculations
>     * Make plots
>     * Do numerical calculations
> The license restrictions must make it possible to do some calculations 
> over the internet.
> What engines are there, how good are they and how strict are their 
> license policies?
> Is there some open-source projects..?
> Regards
> Morten Andersen
Received on Monday, 21 July 2003 09:14:28 UTC

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