Symbolic mathematical computation

@article{Wolfram1985SymbolicMC,
  title={Symbolic mathematical computation},
  author={Stephen Wolfram},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1985},
  volume={28},
  pages={390-394}
}
  • S. Wolfram
  • Published 1 April 1985
  • Mathematics
  • Commun. ACM
Standard programming languages are inadequate for the kind of symbolic mathematical computations that theoretical physicists need to perform. Higher mathematics systems like SMP address this problem. 
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