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Re: NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions Released

From: Neil Soiffer <NeilS@dessci.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 09:26:19 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikckrdq9SGVf9oITqTrhVWA6gCLAE3dB3CTdEaM@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
What Bruce failed to mention is that it uses MathML for the math, so it is
nicely displayed and fully accessible. It can also be copied into
computation engines, documentation systems, etc.  Congratulations to Bruce
and his team!

Neil Soiffer
Senior Scientist
Design Science, Inc.
www.dessci.com
~ Makers of MathType, MathFlow, MathPlayer, MathDaisy, Equation Editor ~



On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov> wrote:

> [apologies for multiple copies]
>
> The NIST Digital Library if Mathematical Functions (DLMF) is now
> available for free public access at http://dlmf.nist.gov/.
> The DLMF is a richly linked online reference on the special functions
> of applied mathematics, including their essential properties, methods
> of computation, visualizations, pointers to available software, and key
> references.
>
> A companion print edition, the NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions
> has also been published by Cambridge University Press.
> See http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521192255.
> Together these works represent a successor to the highly successful
> Handbook of Mathematical Functions (M. Abramowitz and I. Stegun, Eds.),
> which was published by the National Bureau of Standards in 1964.
>
>
>
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