Mathematica Beyond Mathematics: The Wolfram Language in the Real World

José Guillermo Sánchez León

May 9, 2017 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Reference - 450 Pages - 431 Color & 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498796293 - CAT# K30366


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  •  Covers a wide array of topics to showcase Mathematica's capabilities for not only doing mathematics but performing any task requiring calculations and visualizations
  • Includes coverage of the new functionality added to the program since version 8, including its natural language capabilities, curated datasets and entities, and machine learning
  • Features examples that strike a balance between relevance and difficulty in terms of Mathematica syntax, allowing readers to incrementally build up their Mathematica skills as they go through the chapters
  • Includes several files for readers to replicate the examples described in the chapters


Although many books have been written about Mathematica, very few of them cover the new functionality added to the most recent versions of the program. Mathematica Beyond Mathematics: The Wolfram Language in the Real World introduces the new features using real-world examples, based on the experience of the author as a consultant. In the process, you will also learn more about the Wolfram Language and how you can use it to solve a wide variety of problems. The author raises questions from a wide range of topics and answers them by taking full advantage of Mathematica's latest features. For example; What sources of energy does the world really use? How can we calculate tolerance limits in manufacturing processes? Are our cities getting warmer? Is the novel El Quijote written in Pi? How can we find planets outside our solar system?