[plt-scheme] Mathematics software

From: Bill Wood (william.wood3 at comcast.net)
Date: Tue Dec 11 13:54:11 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 10:21 -0700, Chongkai Zhu wrote:
   . . .
> When it comes to "interact with Scheme", then (I suppose you want a 
> computer algebra system here) there is Maxima/Axiom/Mathematica/JACAL 
> for choice (please remind me if there is more). Maxima and Axiom are 
> writtem in Lisp. I don't know much about Axiom. Maxima can interact with 
> (Common) Lisp quite well. But actual development of both has been a stop 
> for 15 years (or more). ...

Open-source versions of both Maxima and Axiom are under active
development right now.

For maxima see


and for Axiom see


 -- Bill Wood

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