Math Department Computing Facilities
Last update:
Tue Jul 14 10:42:54 1998
Computing Labs:
Where they are, when they are open, how to get help, etc.
Please read:
Agreement form
Documentation:
GNU software tools
Info: [
Lab

Internet

Mac

PC
]
Programs:
CES
(Computational and Engineering Sciences)
Tools: [
Electronic mail

Emacs

GNU Tools for PCs

Kermit

Languages

Netscape, Telnet, Ftp

PPP and SLIP

Unix
]
Window system:
Introduction to X windows
WWW: You can make your own
home page
and get
internet access
offcampus.
What's new
Classroom computing demo
A good first computer tool for doing mathematical work is
Maple
. Take a look at the handouts in the lab, and consult the lab
assistants if you need help. For an introductory course in
Maple, try Mathematics 108.
Guide to selected tools

Electronic mail:
correspond with anyone on the internet.

Emacs:
a text editor.

Compilers
, e.g.,
C
and
Fortran

Maple:
a general tool for solving equations, plotting graphs,
computing derivatives, integrals, and much, much, more.

Matlab:
the standard tool for numerical computations with
matrices. Also useful for plotting graphs, solving
differential equations, etc.

Unix
tutorial
and
reference manual
Software on the Department of Mathematics computers licensed
under the
campuswide site license programs
includes operating systems, compilers, and utilities from major
UNIX vendors (DEC, HP, Silicon Graphics, Sun), plus
BMDP,
Maple,
Matlab,
SPlus,
SAS,
SPSS,
Statit,
and WordPerfect.
Suggestions:
webmaster@math.utah.edu
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