(tool, mathematics) A popular symbolic mathematics and graphics system, developed in 1988 by Stephen Wolfram and sold by Wolfram Research. The language emphasises rules and pattern-matching. The name was suggested by Steve Jobs.http://wri.com/mathematica/. Stanford FTP, NCSA FTP. Mailing list: [email protected] Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica. ["Mathematica: A System for Doing Mathematics by Computer", Stephen Wolfram, A-W 1988].
Last updated: 1995-05-01