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Providing Modern Software Environments to Computer Algebra Systems

  • Svetlana Cojocaru
  • Ludmila Malahova
  • Alexander Colesnicov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4194)

Abstract

Many computer algebra systems lack modern user-friendly software environment. Poorly designed interface depreciates rich mathematical ideas implemented in calculation engine. It obstructs extensive usage of such systems because of requiring special knowledge and skills, e.g., in programming, to use them. Another problem of computer algebra systems is multitude of data formats and the implied difficulty in simultaneous usage of different systems. We discuss basics of and requirements to interfaces for computer algebra systems and techniques of their implementation. Modern software engineering approaches permit to provide a toolkit for semi-automated development of software environments for computer algebra systems.

Keywords

Symbolic Computation Computer Algebra System Software Environment Intelligent Interface Graphical Shell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Svetlana Cojocaru
    • 1
  • Ludmila Malahova
    • 1
  • Alexander Colesnicov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics and Computer ScienceAcademy of Sciences of MoldovaChişinău

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