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I am a retired software developer. I retired at the end of 2003 and since then my computer programming activities have been for recreational purposes. I find Mathematica excellent for that.

I started using Mathematica in 1997 (Ver. 3). I am currently using Ver. 9. Although I have used Mathematica for all kinds of stuff, I use it mostly to pursue my long standing interest in Euclidean geometry, both in its classical Greek synthetic form and in its more modern analytical/transformational form.


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reviewed Reviewed How to simplify symbolic matrix multiplication using the associativity of scalar multiplication?
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revised How to simplify symbolic matrix multiplication using the associativity of scalar multiplication?
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answered Select pairs of columns from an array of data
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reviewed No Action Needed How a novice user better understand the Q/A
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comment My Baum-Welch algorithm is very slow. Is it due to Mathematica?
Perhaps this would be better as a comment to the question.
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revised Select pairs of columns from an array of data
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comment My Baum-Welch algorithm is very slow. Is it due to Mathematica?
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
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revised How to deal with recursion formula in Mathematica?
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revised How to deal with recursion formula in Mathematica?
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comment How can one get rid of the “Template notebook” bar in Mathematica?
It's a nasty bug. I've run into it, too. What you did -- saving your work into a new notebook -- is the only work-around I know.
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revised How to deal with recursion formula in Mathematica?
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answered How to deal with recursion formula in Mathematica?
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comment How to deal with recursion formula in Mathematica?
What version of Mathematica are you using? In V10 on OS X and, I think V9 as well, the default value for $RecursionLimit is 1024.
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reviewed Reviewed Replacing variable names in a notebook
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answered Numerical integration with NIntegrate
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