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An improved plotting package for VAXIMA

  • Douglas A. Young
  • Paul S. Wang
Computer Algebra Systems Implementation II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 204)

Abstract

The package provides a convenient user friendly environment for the integration of symbolic mathematics and high resolution graphics. It is not necessary for the user to have extensive knowledge of graphics to control the display of mathematical functions. The quality of the graphics is far superior to the old system, and the speed of the system has been improved dramaticly. The combination of color graphics and flexible window management with a symbolic system is expected to provide a base for further work on a new user-top-level for the VAXIMA system.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas A. Young
    • 1
  • Paul S. Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesKent State UniversityKent

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