By Sal Mangano Published by O'Reilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596521004) Recipes for cooking up some tasty equations Master Mathematica’s core principles through real-world problems. With this cookbook, you get recipes for working with numerics, data structures, algebraic equations, calculus, and statistics. You’ll also venture into exotic territory with recipes for data visualization using 2D and 3D graphic tools, image processing, and music. Learn your way around Mathematica quickly, whether you’re working on high school algebra, simple graphs, PhD-level computation, financial analysis, or advanced engineering models. —Use Mathematica at a higher level, with functional programming and pattern matching —Delve into the rich library of functions for string and structured text manipulation —Learn how to apply the tools to physics and engineering problems —Draw on Mathematica’s access to physics, chemistry, and biology data —Get techniques for solving equations in computational finance —Learn how to use Mathematica for sophisticated image processing —Process music and audio as musical notes, analog waveforms, or digital sound samples Familiarity with Mathematica is recommended. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sal Mangano has been developing software since 1987 and has worked on many mission-critical applications, especially in the area of financial trading. He is the author of O’Reilly’s XSLT Cookbook. Superb Reading Features Through a partnership between O'Reilly Media and Lexcycle, this app includes the same features that have made Stanza an iPhone phenomenon with over a million downloads: * Full book text search * Several fonts and themes to choose from * Built-in dictionary * The ability to add annotations * Landscape view * Extensive cross-referencing and working hyperlinks * Zoom function for images and screenshots About O'Reilly Media O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. Learn more about Ebooks from O'Reilly at oreilly.com/ebooks. About Lexcycle Lexcycle is the creator of Stanza Bookbinder which was used to create this standalone book application. Stanza Bookbinder is based on the popular iPhone Ebook reading application, Stanza. For more information about Stanza, visit www.lexcycle.com.