Sunday, February 01, 2009

Sage: Open Source Mathematics

Having lived entirely in math land for several years now, I've found Mathematica to be an indispensable tool for performing those mathemagics. But some people (me) cannot afford a Mathematica license so I went looking for an open source alternative. The software I found is called Sage and is an adequate python based symbolic manipulation, calculus, etc. total package; however, it does require a rather long build process...

Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software