"Rustom Mody" <rustompm...@gmail.com> wrote in message
> What does the word 'mathematical' connote for you?
> On the whole the term is so wide that its hard to answer without some
> more context.
> For example there's numpy,scipy for numerical and scientific* computing,
> there's sage, ipython etc.
> Today many people who want a general purpose programming language with
> a mathematical flair, choose Haskell
> For statistics R is quite unbeatable (I am told), which is not python
> or any of the others you mention.
> Then there are specialized theorem proving systems.
> Another question you should answer is "Whats the first programming
> language you know?"
Well linear algebra and gaussian elemination. Expanding and factoring
equations of all degrees and identities. Not so much statistics. Some
geometry. Euclidean and spatial.