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Newsletter for January 2005     
Welcome to the new monthly Maple Reporter e-newsletter! We aim to keep you up to date on the latest news from Maplesoft, with articles highlighting new products, innovative application areas, tips and techniques, events and much more. This month’s features include: the release of the new Maple Professional Math Toolbox for LabVIEW, Maple Application Center highlights, how SUNY Stony Brook uses Maple T.A., tips and techniques to get the most out of your use of Maple, and more!

We hope you find this month’s issue an enjoyable and informative read. We have many more exciting developments in the works at Maplesoft and look forward to sharing them with you in the future.
Product News
Labview GraphicAnnouncing the Maple™ Professional Math Toolbox for LabVIEW™. This new toolbox provides a bridge between the National Instruments LabVIEW 7.1 graphical development environment and Maple 9.5, giving technical professionals the ability to integrate the rich math of Maple and the test, automation and control capabilities of LabVIEW. Click here to learn more

MapleT.A. 2.0 Now Available !
In addition to integration with Maple 9.5., Maple T.A 2.0 includes enhancements to the Question Bank Editor and Assignment Editor, which allow teachers to create more sophisticated questions, create questions in less time and distribute richer content to their students.
Click here for detailed information about the new features in Maple T.A. 2.0.

Product Tips and Techniques
Tips & Tech Graphic Tips on Using Units and Dimensions in Maple
Author: Maplesoft


Classroom Tips and Techniques

Author: Robert J. Lopez, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Maple Fellow, Maplesoft

The Inside View
Dr. Laurent Bernardin, Chief Scientist, Maplesoft

Maple started as a university research project in symbolic computation over 20 years ago. We are very proud of these roots and continue to cultivate relationships with computer algebra research groups around the world. These relationships allow us to keep Maple at the state of the art in many key areas.

Read the complete story.

Application Center Highlights
The Maple Application Center has received numerous new applications over the last month including:

Series Solutions to Non-linear ODEs or Systems of Them
Yuri N. Kosovtsov
Symbolic Circuit Analysis and Design Using Maple
Christopher S Tocci
Fitting a Sine Curve to Data
Steven R. Dunbar
Grid Lines in Maple
William M Spaetzel
3DCurve, TNB-Vectors, Planes and Osculating Circle
Jose D Flores
Physically Realistic Solutions to Einstein's Field Equations
Harold Walker Locksley
Partial Derivatives Calculator
Jose D Flores
Series Compensation Design Using the Root Locus
J. M. Redwood
MIT Servo
J. M. Redwood
Supercuadricos (Spanish application)
Dante Yván Chavil Montenegro

User Case Study
Maple T.A.: Moving Placement Tests to Anytime, Anywhere, SUNY Stony Brook, NY

Sponsorships
Read more about the most recent activities sponsored by Maplesoft:
• Drexel University Maple Founders Award
• American Mathematical Society Math Games

Maplesoft in the Press
Visit the Reviews & Press area of the Maplesoft site to see recent product reviews and articles. Recent coverage is from a wide variety of publications including Design Product & Application, Computing in Science & Engineering, Scientific Computing & Instrumentation, Campus Technology, and Desktop Engineering

Membership News
Maplesoft.com members can now access the following new content: premium content downloads for the Maple Professional Math Toolbox for LabVIEW; Introduction to the Maplet Builder, a new online Web seminar; and a variety of new applications available through the Maple Application Center. Visit the Member Center to access this new content.

Not a Maplesoft.com member? Sign up today to receive access to Maplesoft Premium Content, and other member-only benefits. It's fast, simple and free of charge. A membership account entitles you to easily access premium content, to supply and track your work in the Maple Application Center, to subscribe to Maplesoft e-mail lists, and more. New features are planned that will provide additional collaborative opportunities and resources.
Click here to register for membership at Maplesoft.com

Latest Maple Conference News
Online Registration Now Available!
Reminder: Extended Abstracts Deadline - February 18, 2005

Maplesoft Seminars
Recorded Seminars
Maplesoft offers a series of recorded downloadable demonstrations and seminars highlighting key features and functionality of Maplesoft products. Click here to view the available seminars.

Live Online Seminars

Maplesoft is pleased to offer personal online seminars. These seminars assist users in learning new techniques to increase their effectiveness with Maplesoft products.
Contact Maplesoft today to schedule your seminar.

Monthly Webinar Series
Coming soon! Maplesoft will be offering a monthly webinar series. Stay tuned for more information.


New Books
Visit the Books section on the Maplesoft Web site to view the following new publications:
Computational Ergodic Theory
Geon H. Choe, Springer-Verlag
An Introduction to Numerical Analysis,
Barbara Baker, Brian Bradie, Arnold Packer, Pearson Education
Visual Linear Algebra
Eugene A. Herman, Michael Pepe, Wiley
Symbolic Recipes: Scientific Computing with Maple
Robert M. Corless, Springer Verlag
A New Twist to Fourier Transforms
Hamish D. Meikle, John Wiley & Sons



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