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Computer algebra system

Maxima is a fairly complete computer algebra system written in lisp with an emphasis on symbolic computation. It is the Common Lisp implementation of MIT's Macsyma system for computer based algebra.


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2001

Leaders and contributors

James Amundson Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2018.


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