[SciPy-user] from maple to scipy/numpy

Daniel Nogradi nogradi@gmail....
Mon Mar 19 05:54:13 CDT 2007


> > though I am rather new to python/scipy I think it is more focalized on
> > numerical calculation than on symbolical calculation. A more straight
> > forward replacement for Maple would be Maxima I think.
> >
> > http://maxima.sourceforge.net/
>
> SAGE is probably what you need. It integrates maxima, Gap, NLT,
> Pari-GP, with python and scipy.
>
> http://modular.math.washington.edu/sage/
>
> To install on debian-based systems (binary):
> http://modular.math.washington.edu/SAGEbin/linux_32bit/sage-2.3-debian-i686-Linux.tar.gz
>
> Or elsewhere:
> http://modular.math.washington.edu/sage/download.html


Thanks very much for the advice. These two packages (sage and maxima)
seem all right for symbolic manipulation indeed.

Concerning integer arithmetics for example for matrix eigenvalues
aren't they a bit of an overkill? Can't numpy/scipy do that by itself?


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