An interactive graphical interface for symbolic algebra systems
Given the large number of symbolic algebra systems being offered that run on workstations it is unfortunate, and perhaps a bit surprising, that not much work has been done on improving the user interface. We have designed and implemented a program that displays mathematical expressions in much the same way a user would write them. The ability to interact with the displayed form opens up new solutions to the problems of displaying mathematical expressions. We hope that our work encourages others to tackle the problems involved in designing and implementing a general, graphical environment for interacting with symbolic algebra systems, and other systems that use mathematical expressions.
KeywordsMathematical Expression Graphical Environment Large Expression Left Mouse Button Italic Font
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