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Mathematica

What is Mathematica?

Mathematica is a software package which is ideal for communicating scientific ideas, whether this is visualiza- tion of a concept in an intro-level course, or creating a simulation of a new idea related to research. Mathematica is used in virtually all of the world's top universities and colleges, and is commonly used in the following types of departments: Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Business and Finance, Life Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science

Current version: 9.0

Click here to see what's new in version 9

How to Receive Your Copy:

Faculty Staff & Students of AS&E (Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Arts and Sciences), the department of Computer Science, and the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

    Cost: $0.00

All Other Faculty & Staff Members

    Cost: $210.00 (annual fee)

Payment may be made by blue 312 requisition or email (account number).

How to Receive Mathematica

Mathematica can be installed on faculty/staff office machines or research stations at the following rate:

    Instructions:

    (1) Select "Create Account" at the above link
    (2) Use organization email, @rochester.edu, and request Activation Key
    (3) Check email for link to download installer
    (4) Create WolframID and download installer
    (5) Run installer and enter Activation Key

If you have purchased a license through University IT Computer Sales, you are eligible for one home use license.

Student licensing is free for any undergraduate student.

    Instructions:

    (1) Select "Create Account" at the above link
    (2) Use organization email, @rochester.edu, and request Activation Key
    (3) Check email for link to download installer
    (4) Create WolframID and download installer
    (5) Run installer and enter Activation Key

Platforms:

See wolfram.com/mathematica/features/system-requirements for more information.

More Information:

Technical Support is available at www.wolfram.com/support


Tutorials to Learn Mathematica

The first two tutorials are excellent for new users, and can be assigned to students to learn Mathematica outside of class time.

  • First Ten Minutes with Mathematica - Shows most current tips and templates to get started with Mathematica, including free-form input.
  • Hands-On Start to Mathematica - Review and assign to students as homework for more in-depth overview Collection of tutorials to branch out and explore more specific applications and areas of Mathematica.
  • Learning Center - Search Wolfram's large collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.

Teaching with Mathematica


Research with Mathematica