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mathematica for learning? [duplicate]

Mathematica looks like an extremely powerful tool. I would love to have it in my toolbox. Unfortunately, I can hardly add two numbers together. I think the application of math through programming is ...
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Where can I learn to use mathematica comprehensively? [duplicate]

I've heard great things about all the wonders and capabilities of mathematica. I've had the software for sometime now, but all I know how to do are simple calculations and stuff shown in the hands on ...
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Good books about Mathematica? [duplicate]

I really like the book by Leonid Shifrin (http://www.mathprogramming-intro.org/). It does a great job explaining the general principles behind Mathematica's syntax. However it hasn't been updated ...
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Are you interested in purchasing David Wagner's "Power programming with Mathematica"?

I recently contacted McGraw-Hill to see if they have a mechanism in place for printing out-of-print books that are still of interest. Specifically, I asked about "Power programming with Mathematica" ...
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Generating a list of numbers that are not multiples of 4

I want to write simple code that will list all numbers from $1$ to $n$ that are not multiples of $4$. And in this case I consider that ...
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Learning Finance with Mathematica

Background My math background is strong by CS standards, probably normal by mathematica standards. (i.e. familiarity with real analysis, linear algebra, managed to read the proof of the prime number ...
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Learning from Michael Trott's Guidebook with V8 or later

I am not sure this question is suitable for this site. Please let me know if my question is too vague or if it is hard to give a clear anwser. I'm a new user of Mathematica. My Mathematica use began ...
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How do I efficiently navigate the Documentation Center?

Back in the day, I read the Mathematica Book cover-to-cover, and I found it to be an enlightening experience. I realize that the Documentation Center is now an order of magnitude larger than the ...
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Including literals into compiled C code

I have a function that I want to Compile into C for speed. Inside this function is a certain long expression called x, which has been computed earlier in a Mathematica session. However, if you call x ...
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For a multivariable polynomial of degree t, how can you find the coefficients of monomials of degree t?

Hello Mathematica StackExchange community, I'm hoping that someone can be of help! Let p be a fixed prime. I have a multivariable polynomial g (of degree t). I need a list of all the monomial terms ...
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How to couple NIntegrate with FindMinValue

I have a problem with a correct transfer of values of parameters when NIntegrate (and some subsequent functions) are coupled with minimizing procedures in ...
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Textbook/tutorials recommendation for programmer's taste

I'm a programmer and new to Mathematica. Mathematica is still very mysterious to me. I know there are a lot of tutorials of Mathematica which cover contents of different functions, such as Plot, ...
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Purpose of construct `With[{var=myComputation[...]}, var/;True]`? [duplicate]

Could someone please give an illustrative example showing the purpose of construct of form With[{var=myComputation[...]}, var/;True]? Also, I wonder what kind of ...
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How to tell Mathematica to use only one of the interpolating functions?

This is a follow-up question to this one. I am working on a project in which I have two systems of integro-differential equations. I asked this question because it seems ...
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