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RE: Questions About function of MathML

From: Robert Miner <robertm@dessci.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 08:27:46 -0800
Message-ID: <D1EFB337111B674B8F1BE155B01C6DD6015339D8@franklin.corp.dessci>
To: "Chan, Jason" <jason.chan@imperial.ac.uk>, <www-math@w3.org>


MathML is not an application, but a format for encoding math
expressions.  There are many existing converters from various formats to
MathML, and import/export functions in existing applications like Maple,
Mathematica and MS Word+MathType that save out MathML.

See http://www.w3.org/Math/Software/ for a listing of some of the
possibilities.  Note that there are some other projects working on
producing braille for mathematics in that list that may be of interest
to you as well.


Robert Miner
Director, New Product Development

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-math-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-math-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Chan, Jason
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 9:19 AM
> To: www-math@w3.org
> Subject: Questions About function of MathML
> Hello, I am a third year Electronic & Electrical Engineering 
> Student at Imperial College. We are currently doing a group 
> project on a Maths converor with convert Maths type in to Braille. 
> As we would like to be able to convert Maths equation and 
> symbols with different types of input, we are wondering if 
> MathML can reconise maths equation and symbols on different 
> platform, e.g Microsoft Words, Maple, html etc, and be able 
> to convert them into a standard self define code. 
> Regards
> Jason Chan
Received on Wednesday, 1 November 2006 16:28:07 UTC

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