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Interfacing REDUCE to Java

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS,volume 1128)

Abstract

For some time it has been clear that algebra systems ought not to exist as isolated software packages, but should be viewed more as components in a more general scientific problem-solving environment. A so-called “software bus” would then link perhaps several algebra engines, each with special areas of strength, to separate tools to support numerical calculation, visualisation, domain-specific scripting or other capabilities. The term “bus” as used here derives from the same word used to describe a mode of transport, and as such is an abbreviation for omnibus — stressing the fact that to be useful it must be universally available. The language and system Java[5] presents itself as a candidate for such general acceptance by many different classes of application, so this paper is a preliminary investigation of both how Java code can be linked to REDUCE and what might be done by exploiting such a link.

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  • Virtual Machine
  • Java Code
  • Java Virtual Machine
  • Java Library
  • Java Interface

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Norman, A., Fitch, J. (1996). Interfacing REDUCE to Java. In: Calmet, J., Limongelli, C. (eds) Design and Implementation of Symbolic Computation Systems. DISCO 1996. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1128. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-61697-7_28

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