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In the Internet I have found the article about the VEST package for abstract vector calculus simplification in Mathematica. However, I can not find any reference for downloading this package. Does anybody know where I can download this package?

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Why don't you send an email to the authors and ask them? Most likely you won't get an answer here. If you contact them, you will. – Szabolcs Dec 21 '13 at 16:04
I have already sent, but to be on the safe side I decided to ask here too. Maybe someone have already faced this problem and know the answer. After all, if I find the answer I will share it here and I hope it will help someone in the future. – Stepan Loginov Dec 21 '13 at 16:17
Sounds good, do post the answer if you find out. – Szabolcs Dec 21 '13 at 17:00
It can be downloaded here if your institution is a subscriber to Elsevier's Computer Physics Communications. – Sjoerd C. de Vries Dec 21 '13 at 21:22

Sorry about this, I was under the impression the CPC library was available to everybody. I tried to upload the code to arXiv but it didn't work, so the Mathematica package and a tutorial notebook can now be found on ResearchGate or github. Hopefully I can set up a more convenient spot for people to download the package soon.

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Have you seen this? Is your package useful for these types of calculations? – Szabolcs Feb 8 '14 at 19:38
Possibly using some extra function definitions on top of the the basic functionality. However, the requirement of general n (vector size) might be a little problematic, since VEST is essentially set to be either 3 or 6 dimensional. – jonsq Apr 28 '14 at 14:14
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I finally found where to download this package. But it is free only if your institution is a subscriber to Elsevier's Computer Physics as Sjoerd C. de Vries mentioned above.

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Sounds like yet another reason to avoid Elsevier as much as possible. It is bad enough that aggressive for-profit publishers hold control of so many articles and actively try prevent access to them by those who don't pay. It is completely unacceptable that the same would happen to software libraries as well. – Szabolcs Dec 22 '13 at 20:00

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