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New Features That Have Been Added to Maple 6

  

Maple 6 includes many new capabilities and improvements to existing facilities. These are summarized under the following topics.

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Maple's linear algebra capabilities have been completely redone and substantially enhanced. One of the most significant changes is the use of the NAG library to do computational numerical linear algebra. For an overview of the new linear algebra features, see updates/Maple6/LinearAlgebra and updates/Maple6/WhatsComing.

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Significant changes were made to the Maple language, system facilities, and programming features. For details of these changes, see updates/Maple6/language.

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Maple's graphical user interface has been improved on all platforms. To get an overview of these changes, see updates/Maple6/gui. In the Windows version, Maple 6 is available as an add-in to Excel 2000. For more information, see updates/Maple6/Excel.

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Maple's fundamental numeric computation model has been completely overhauled to allow smoother integration with external routines and existing standards. For details, see updates/Maple6/numerics and updates/Maple6/WhatsComing.

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Descriptions of new packages and modifications to old packages are listed on the updates/Maple6/packages page.

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Various packages and procedures were significantly changed in terms of Maple's symbolic capabilities. Some of these changes are described on the updates/Maple6/symbolic page.

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To find out about the expanded visualization and graphing capabilities of Maple, see updates/Maple6/graphics.

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Finally, users upgrading from Maple V Release 5 should take note of the items on the updates/Maple6/compatibility page.

  

For more Maple news, tools, and tips, see our Web site at http://www.maplesoft.com.


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