Sunday, May 4, 2014

Sharing some simple notes about Maxima

Maxima
  • Formally, Maxima is a computer algebra system
  • Derived after MIT Macsyma -- see also, A Brief History Of
  • In a sense, An extensive mathematics platform in Common Lisp
  • Maxima and CLOS?
    • CLOS and CLIM?
    • CLOS and OWL?
      • OWL, RDFS+OWL inference, SWRL, and mathematical interpolation?
    • CLOS and data processing tools onto ...
      • the Sloan Digital Sky Survey? 
        • Autonomous navigation in "Outer space"?
      • FFT, signal domain transformations, Planetary Data System, and asteroids
    • Three uses of CL:DEFCLASS, all in numeric.lisp
    • Numerous uses of CL:DEFSTRUCT
      • Some ANSI CL implementations use CLOS implementations derived from PCL
        • PCL, CL:STRUCTURE-CLASS, and CL:STANDARD-CLASS
        • MOP and FUNCALLABLE-STANDARD-OBJECT (sidebar)
  • Maxima and "not directly Lisp"
    • Maxima 'mac' and 'dem' files - see subdirs of 'share'
      • Documentation?
  • Maxima GUI
  • Serialization, integration with other computer algebra systems

Simple notes are simple.