The world’s most powerful computing environment
What is Mathematica?
As the world's most powerful global computing environment, Mathematica offers a
whole new way of interacting with the world of data.
offers a new level of automation in:
- algorithmic computation
- interactive manipulation
- dynamic presentation
currently installed in:
The university has an unlimited license for Wolfram Mathematica for university-owned
Computers must be owned by the university, but can reside on
or off campus.
also be installed on:
personally-owned machines: Home-use versions are available for staff and faculty only. These are NOT
available to students. Make a request to Mathematica
Administration to find out how to obtain a copy.
- students' personally-owned
machines: Students can buy discounted licenses through Wolfram's
Web store, but if you're teaching with Mathematica or a
significant quantity of students will be purchasing licenses, please contact Craig Bauling for better discounts.
Are you interested in putting Mathematica
elsewhere? Please let Craig Bauling
What is Mathematica used
for in a university setting?
- lecture presentations, writing journal articles,
and student lab reports
- individual student projects, and leads to a much
deeper understanding of concepts
- research and writing applications
What are the best steps to start using Mathematica?
If you are new to Mathematica,
below are some suggestions on the best ways to get started.