Fwd: Maple vs Atlas Support for Differential Geometry

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Subject: Fwd: Maple vs Atlas Support for Differential Geometry
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 13:34:06 EDT

Myron,

Here is the reply I received from Maplesoft regarding the difference between Maple and Atlas package wrt support for differential geometry:

Dave Feustel ================

> Hello Dave, > > Thank you for contacting Maplesoft. I’m assuming you have not yet purchased the > Atlas package, so I have attached 2 pdf files, the +DifferentialPackage > introduction and the Atlas introduction. > > Atlas tends to focus more on modern differential geometry while the Maple > package DifferntialGeometry covers a lot more in the field +of differential > geometry, but doesn’t have as much modern differential geometry tools as the > Atlas package. > > If you need any more help, feel free to reply back to me. > > > > Jonny > Technical Support Analyst > support] at [maplesoft.com > http://www.maplesoft.com/support

OK many thanks, it would be useful to have a package that could be used by electrical engineers, Doug Lindstrom’s work is already outstanding in vector notation.

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