The University of Wyoming currently has an institution wide site license for Mathematica. This license is funded by the Central Student Technology committee and provides access to Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha Pro to all students, faculty and staff at UW free of charge for class and research purposes.
Mathematica is a software package which is ideal for communicating scientific ideas, whether this is visualization of a concept in an intro-level course, or creating a simulation of a new idea related to research. Mathematica is used in virtually all of the world’s top universities and colleges, and is commonly used in the following types of departments: Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Business and Finance, Life Sciences, Engineering, and Computer Science.
Wolfram|Alpha Pro is an engine for computing answers and providing knowledge. It works by using its vast store of expert-level knowledge and algorithms to automatically answer questions, do analysis, and generate reports. Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge computable and broadly accessible.
Instructions and a link to create a free WolframAlpha Pro account can be found at:
Information Technology has installed Mathematica on all UWStudent lab computers. See a list of UWStudent computer labs.
Information Technology Client Support Services provides support for the installation and activation of Mathematica. Support for the functional use of Mathematica is provided by the vendor. Below are some useful tutorials and learning tools provided by the vendor.
First Ten Minutes with Mathematica - Shows most current tips and templates to get started with Mathematica, including free-form input.
Learning Center - Search Wolfram’s large collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.
Full Collection of How To Tutorials - Ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.
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