"Rustom Mody" <rustompm...@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> 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.
Bill
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