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The Mathematica Book
 Contents
 Front Matter
 Tour of Mathematica


 A Practical Introduction to Mathematica
 Principles of Mathematica
 Advanced Mathematics in Mathematica


 Mathematica Reference Guide


 Index
Built-in Functions
 Numerical Computation
 Algebraic Computation
 Mathematical Functions
 Lists and Matrices
 Graphics and Sound

 Programming
 Input and Output
 Notebooks
 System Interface

 New in Version 5.0
 New in Version 4.x
 New in Version 3.x

 Additional Functions

 Advanced Documentation

 Warning Messages



Front End  Menu Commands
 Keyboard Shortcuts
 2D Expression Input

 Style Sheets
 Front End Options
 Front End Tokens

 Contact Information

 MathReader
Installation Instructions
Single Machine
 Windows
 Macintosh
 Unix

Network Based
 Windows
 Macintosh
 Unix
 MathLM



Getting Started  Setting Up
 Starting Out
 Working with Notebooks
 System-Specific Information
 Further Information

 Network Mathematica System Administrator's Guide

 Using the Help Browser



Add-ons & Links
 Wolfram Research Products

 Standard Packages
 Combinatorica
 AuthorTools
 XML Capabilities

 MathLink
 J/Link
 .NET/Link

 Working with Add-ons
Tour
 Mathematica as a Calculator
 Power Computing with Mathematica
 Accessing Algorithms in Mathematica
 Mathematical Knowledge in Mathematica
 Building Up Computations
 Handling Data
 Visualization with Mathematica
 Mathematica Notebooks
 Palettes and Buttons
 Mathematical Notation
 Mathematica and Your Computing Environment
 The Unifying Idea of Mathematica
 Mathematica as a Programming Language
 Writing Programs in Mathematica
 Building Systems with Mathematica
 Mathematica as a Software Component



Demos
 Formula Gallery
 Graphics Gallery
 Sound Gallery

 Notebooks
 Palettes

 Notations