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Mathematica

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Mathematica is an: "...integrated technical computing system, combining interactive calculation (both numeric and symbolic), visualization tools, and a complete programming environment."

Versions:
Mathematica 9.0.1
Available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

Mathematica is an annually renewable and non-prorated license. 
The current license runs from August 8, 2013 through August 8, 2014.

To Order This Product: 
Please consult with your department or Campus Software Contact. 
If you do not know who your contact is you can find them on the contact listings page for your campus: NDSU Contacts or HECN Campus Contacts.
If you have questions about Mathematica, please send them to Software Licensing.

New Mathmatica

How to Get Mathematica

Mathematica is currently installed in the following locations:

Computer labs

  • All general or public-access labs. Many departmental labs have Mathematica installed as well.

Computer clusters

  • North Dakota State University's Mathematica license can be used for grid computing. If you are interested in using Mathematica for parallel computing on a dedicated cluster, or in a distributed grid environment, please let Adam Hott at Wolfram Research know.

Mathematica can also be installed on:

  • Campus machines

    Follow the directions below to download software from Wolfram and request the appropriate activation key. 

    1. Create an account (New users only):
      1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
      2. Fill out form using a @ndsu.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
      3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
    2. Request the download and key:
      1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
      2. Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
      3. Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
      4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt

     


  • Faculty and staff personally owned machines

    Fill out this form to request a home-use license from Wolfram.


  • Student personally owned machines

    Follow the directions below to download from the Wolfram User Portal. 

    1. Create an account (New users only):
      1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
      2. Fill out form using a @ndsu.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
      3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
    2. Request the download and key:
      1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
      2. Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
      3. Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
      4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt

     

Are you interested in putting Mathematica elsewhere? Please let IT or Adam Hott at Wolfram Research(adamh@wolfram.com) know.

Mathematica Tutorials

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

 

  • Hands-on Start to Mathematica

    Follow along in Mathematica as you watch this multi-part screencast that teaches you the basics—how to create your first notebook, calculations, visualizations, interactive examples, and more.


  • What's New in Mathematica 9

    Provides examples to help you get started with new functionality in Mathematica 9, including the predictive interface.


  • How To Topics

    Access step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.


  • Learning Center

    Search Wolfram's large collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.

     

Teaching with Mathematica

Mathematica offers an interactive classroom experience that helps students explore and grasp concepts, plus gives faculty the tools they need to easily create supporting course materials, assignments, and presentations.


Resources for educators

  • Mathematica for Teaching and Education—Free video course

    Learn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.


  • How To Create a Lecture Slideshow—Video tutorial

    Learn how to create a slideshow for class that shows a mixture of graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.


  • Wolfram Demonstrations Project

    Download pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.


  • Wolfram Training Education Courses

    Access on-demand and live courses on MathematicaSystemModeler, and other Wolfram technologies.

 

Research with Mathematica

Rather than requiring different toolkits for different jobs, Mathematica integrates the world's largest collection of algorithms, high-performance computing capabilities, and a powerful visualization engine in one coherent system, making it ideal for academic research in just about any discipline.


Resources for researchers

  • Mathematica for University Research—Free video course

    Explore Mathematica's high-level and multi-paradigm programming language, support for parallel computing and GPU architectures, built-in functionality for specialized application areas, and multiple publishing and deployment options for sharing your work.


  • Utilizing HPC and Grid Computing in Education—Video tutorial

    Learn how to create programs and take advantage of multi-core machines or a dedicated cluster.


  • Field-Specific Applications

    Learn what areas of Mathematica are useful for specific fields.

New Software:

  • Mathematica 9.0.1
  • Minitab 16
  • SAS 9.3
  • SPSS 22
  • ESRI 10.2

Please contact Software Licensing for more information @ 231-8685 Option 4.


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Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014 5:33:08 PM