By Jack-Michel Cornil, Philippe Testud, T. Van Effelterre
MAPLE is a working laptop or computer algebra method which, due to an in depth library of refined features, allows either numerical and formal computations to be played. till lately, such structures have been merely on hand to specialist clients with entry to mainframe desktops, however the fast development within the functionality of non-public desktops (speed, reminiscence) now makes them obtainable to nearly all of clients. the newest models of MAPLE belong to this new new release of platforms, permitting a transforming into viewers of clients to get to grips with machine algebra. This paintings doesn't got down to describe the entire probabilities of MAPLE in an exhaustive demeanour; there's already loads of such documentation, together with huge on-line support. in spite of the fact that, those technical manuals offer a mass of knowledge which isn't continually of serious aid to a newbie in machine algebra who's trying to find a short method to an issue in his personal speciality: arithmetic, physics, chemistry, and so on. This e-book has been designed in order that a scientist who needs to take advantage of MAPLE can locate the knowledge he calls for speedy. it really is divided into chapters that are principally self sustaining, every one being dedicated to a separate topic (graphics, differential equations, integration, polynomials, linear algebra, ... ), permitting every one consumer to be aware of the features he fairly wishes. In every one bankruptcy, intentionally uncomplicated examples were given which will absolutely illustrate the syntax used.