 
 Mathematica   Reviews 
 
Mathematica 7: A Review
 high algorithmic power, flexibility, image manipulation, parallel computation,
supports image processing, OpenGL, multicore architectures, over 500 new
features, more, Mike Riley, Dr. Dobb's Portal, Dec 1, 2008 
Mathematica 6
 powerful computational engine with 3D printing ability and many addons, but
having textentry interface, earns B plus, Mike Hudspeth, Cadalyst, Feb 1, 2008 
The Persistence of the No. 2 Pencil  hand calculations and calculators
still dominant despite availability of math software like Maple 10,
Mathematica 5.2, and Macsyma, Karen Auguston Field, Design News, August 4,
2006 
Math Software Solves Equations, and More  Mathematica CalcCenter 3, a
highend math software, provides math and graphing but is difficult to learn,
David Gehrig, Machine Design, May 25, 2006 
Maple, Mathematica, and Matlab: The 3M's Without the Tape  first of a
threepart series compares three of the most popular productivity tools for
scientific and engineering computation, Norman Chonacky and David Winch,
Computing in Science & Engineering, January/February 2005 
T&M
Software Dons Analysis Hat  reviews of calculation tools, including
Matlab, Maple, Mathematica, Mathcad and MatrixX, Greg Wempe, Machine Design,
December 16, 2004 
Mathematica 5  this major upgrade has many new functions, but the best thing about it is that most older functions now run much faster, Charles Seiter, Macworld, January 2004 Mathematica 5.0  the major focus in this update is improving numerics and adding new algorithms of numerical interest, Barry Simon, Desktop Engineering, September 2003 Mathematics Software Guide  a look at some generalpurpose tools in the scientific and mathematical software, including MATLAB, MuPad, Mathematica, Maple, MathCAD and TK Solver, Barry Simon, DE Online July 2003 Review of Mathematica 4.2  improvements in speed and robustness come with this upgrade, along with presentational, publishing and Webrelated enhancements, Nigel Backhouse, MSOR Connections, May 2003 (pdf)  Review of Mathematica 4.1  explores the new additions and enhancements as it relates to the classroom, Nigel Backhouse, MSOR Connections, May 2001 (pdf)
Mathematica  a brilliant program that is so vast and versatile that even an expert will not have explored all of its potential, Steve Walker, Learning and Teaching Support Network Physical Sciences Subject Centre, September 2000 Mathematica version 2.2  this general symbolic and numeric solver is capable of performing a wide variety of mathematical computations, using its own programming language, which makes for a very flexible solver, Ron Wood, C*ODE*E, April 12, 1995



 