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MuPAD
MuPAD
is a computer algebra system (CAS). Originally developed by the MuPAD
MuPAD
research group at the University of Paderborn, Germany, development was taken over by the company SciFace Software GmbH & Co. KG in cooperation with the MuPAD
MuPAD
research group and partners from some other universities starting in 1997. Until autumn 2005, the version " MuPAD
MuPAD
Light" was offered for free for research and education, but as a result of the closure of the home institute of the MuPAD
MuPAD
research group, only the version " MuPAD
MuPAD
Pro" became available for purchase. The MuPAD
MuPAD
kernel is bundled with Scientific Notebook
Scientific Notebook
and Scientific Workplace. Former versions of MuPAD
MuPAD
Pro were bundled with SciLab. In MathCAD's version 14 release Mupad was adopted as the CAS engine. In September 2008, SciFace was purchased by MathWorks
MathWorks
and the MuPAD code was included in the Symbolic Math Toolbox add-on for MATLAB. On 28 September 2008, MuPAD
MuPAD
was withdrawn from the market as a software product in its own right.[1] However, it is still available in the Symbolic Math Toolbox in MATLAB
MATLAB
and can also be used as a stand-alone program. Functionality[edit] MuPAD
MuPAD
offers:

a computer algebra system to manipulate formulas symbolically classic and verified numerical analysis in discretionary accuracy program packages for linear algebra, differential equations, number theory, statistics, and functional programming an interactive graphic system that supports animations and transparent areas in 3D a programming language that supports object-oriented programming and functional programming

Often used commands are accessible via menus. MuPAD
MuPAD
offers a notebook concept similar to word processing systems that allows the formulation of mathematical problems as well as graphics visualization and explanations in formatted text. MuPad does not follow the NIST 4.37 definition for inverse hyperbolic cosine. It is possible to extend MuPAD
MuPAD
with C++-routines to accelerate calculations. Java code can also be embedded. MuPAD's syntax was modeled on Pascal, and is similar to the one used in the Maple computer algebra system. An important difference between the two is that MuPAD
MuPAD
provides support for object-oriented programming. This means that each object "carries with itself" the methods allowed to be used on it. For example, after defining

A := matrix( [[1,2],[3,4]] )

all of the following are valid expressions and give the expected result:

A+A, -A, 2*A, A*A, A^-1, exp( A ), A.A, A^0, 0*A

where A.A is the concatenated 2×4 matrix, while all others, including the last two, are again 2×2 matrices. References[edit]

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Computer algebra systems

Open-source

Axiom CoCoA Erable FriCAS FORM GAP GiNaC Macaulay Macaulay2 Maxima Normaliz PARI/GP Reduce SageMath Singular SymPy Xcas/Giac Yacas

Proprietary

ClassPad Manager Fermat KANT Magma Maple Mathcad Mathematica muPAD ( MATLAB
MATLAB
symbolic math toolbox) SMath Studio TI InterActive!

Discontinued

CAMAL Derive LiveMath Macsyma Mathomatic muMATH

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