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Newsletter for April 2005     
Welcome to the April 2005 Issue of the 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 ICP for Maple, tips and techniques for Maple™ and Maple T.A. ™ users, Maple Application Center™ highlights, Maple Conference and Maplesoft Seminar Series updates, Maplesoft Press highlights 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
Announcing ICP for Maple
ICP for Maple, a suite of Rapid Control Development tools is now available.

ICP for Maple, the first product in Maplesoft’s MapleConnect Premier Series, enables easy identification of non-linear engineering systems and automatic development of the required controller structure and parameters to achieve design objectives.

Click here to learn more.

Maplesoft Seminar Series
Maplesoft’s monthly web seminars provide an excellent opportunity for you to learn about interesting applications, new techniques, and upcoming products. Hosted live by senior Maplesoft product experts, these 1 hour interactive sessions offer the opportunity to ask questions and interact with the presenter. Whether you are a seasoned Maple user, or someone looking to find out what Maple is all about, this seminar series will offer an opportunity to learn something new and interesting.

Thursday, April 28, 2005, 2:00 pm EDT - Clickable Calculus: Syntax-Free Maple for the Calculus Student
Presenter: Dr Robert Lopez, Professor Emeritus, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Maple Fellow

Thursday, May 5, 2005, 2:00 pm EDT - Introduction to the Global Optimization Toolbox for Maple
Presenters: János D. Pintér, PhD, DSc. and Paul Goossens, Director, Commercial Market Development, Maplesoft

Thursday, May 12, 2005, 2:00 pm EDT - Control System Development using System Identification
Presenters: Dr. Helmuth Stahl, Managing Director, ExpertControl GmbH and Paul Goossens, Director, Commercial Market Development, Maplesoft

Product Tips & Techniques
Maple Tips & Techniques: Debugging Your Maple Code
Author: Maplesoft

Classroom Tips & Techniques: Line Integrals for Work, Circulation, and Plane Flux
Author: Robert J. Lopez, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Maple Fellow, Maplesoft

Maple T.A. Tips & Techniques: Algorithmic Variables
Author: Maplesoft

Application Center Highlights
Visit the Maple Application Center to visit this month’s new contributions:

Aesthetic Plots in Complex Plane
Amir Hussein Khanshan
On Geometric Chaikin's Approach to Fractal Modeling of Contours
Wieslaw Kotarski and Ms. Agnieszka Lisowska

Maple Adoption Program™
Maple Adoption Program Update
Since its inception, the Adoption Program has had many improvements as we try to further meet the needs of faculty and students. Currently, we are in the process of making some very significant improvements for Fall 2005 that will make the whole program much more streamlined.
Read about some of the improvements you can expect to see this Fall 2005!

Maplesoft in the Press

A series of interesting application articles have been published this month. Check out the following feature articles:

The Number Factor
R&D Magazine, March 2005.

Automakers Focus on Soft Money
Automotive Engineering International, April 2005.

Use Math Tools in Your Engineering Designs
EE Times, April 2005.

When It Comes to Product Design, Do The Math
Machine Design, April 2005.

In addition to these Feature Articles, check out the Reviews & Press area for all the latest on Maplesoft including coverage in Electronic Design and a Finalist mention for Maple 9.5 in the Design News Product of the Year Contest.

Membership News

New & flexible e-mail capabilities added to!
New to the Web site in April is the ability for anyone to precisely manage the types of e-mail communications they would like to receive from Maplesoft.
E-mail offerings that anyone can elect to receive include:

  • The Maple Reporter
  • Special Product Announcements
  • Upcoming Events and Seminars
  • Maple Conference News

You can edit your e-mail preferences at any time by visiting

In addition to these publicly available mailing lists, Maplesoft Web site members can choose to receive Maplesoft Member News, a mailing list designed to keep members informed about new Web site offerings and exclusive offers. Visit the Maplesoft Member Center for more details about this list.

Read all about the recent activities sponsored by Maplesoft including the NYSMATYC Annual Conference.

Latest Maple Conference News.

Latest Maple Conference News

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Updates for the month of April include:

• Getting the Most Out of Maple T.A.
training course added to optional training program

• Reminder of April 30, 2005 deadline for commercial early bird pricing

Click here for more details

Online Registration Available
The Maple Conference 2005 is quickly approaching! Register online Today

If you have not already registered for one of the offered training sessions, don’t delay. Space is limited – register today to secure your spot! See the online registration for pricing and registration.

Maple Conference 2005 Poster Available

Maple Conference Poster

Download PDFs of the official conference poster. Two versions are available: large 11x17, standard 8.5x11, and standard A4. Post and pass on to your colleagues!

Maplesoft Resources
Recorded Demos & 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.

Customized 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.

Books and Publications
Visit the Books section on the Maplesoft Web site to view new publications.

Visit Maplesoft’s Events Listing to view upcoming events and seminars.
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