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Newsletter for February 2005     
Welcome to the February 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 three new Third party products, a Maple Conference Update, the launch of the new Maplesoft Seminar Series, Maple Application Center highlights, tips and techniques to get the most out of your use of Maple, a user case study: How Math Matters in Design Optimization, 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

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New Third Party Products Now Available
. Three new Third Party products released through the MapleConnect program are now available:

SYNTFIL - A new package for Maple™, which allows the design of analog electrical filters. It contains all necessary procedures for complex design of analog electrical filters.

Visit the Maple Application Center to view a series of related applications:
• SYNTFIL - Synthesis of Electric Filters in Maple • Syntfil Light • A Simple Example of Lowpass Filter Design • An Example of Bandpass Filter Design

HPC-Grid for Maple - A distributed computing package using the Maple technical computation system.

Digital Lab - Digital Lab provides an intuitive environment for designing and simulating digital circuits quickly and accurately. It combines an easy-to-learn circuit description language with schematic tools for visualizing your design space.

Click here to learn more about these and other available Third Party products.

Labview IconAre You A LabVIEW User?
We are seeking Maple users, who are also using LabVIEW, to participate in a pilot program for the Maple Professional Math Toolbox for LabVIEW. Those selected will receive a complimentary copy of the Toolbox. As only 10 pilot licenses are available please contact us before Friday, March 4th if you are interested. All inquiries can be directed to Paul Goossens at

Maple Adoption Program™ - Enrollment Successes Continuing!

Update From The Winter ’05 Term
The Maple Adoption Program is thriving as we continue to find new and easy ways to engage faculty members and students!

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.

March 24, 2005, 2:00 pm EST - Advanced Engineering Applications with Maple
April 28, 2005, 2:00 pm EST - Clickable Calculus: Syntax-Free Maple for the Calculus Student

Product Tips and Techniques
Tips & Tech Graphic Tips on Improving Your Maple Code with map and seq
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's ability to automatically generate code is an extremely valuable and versatile feature, which is sometimes overlooked. In this month's issue, I would like to focus on a number of aspects of code generation.

Read the complete story.

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

Investfunc (Investigation of Functions)
H Florian Albert
Particular Solutions And Integrating Factors Of Some Odes Of Any Order
Christopher S Tocci
Coriolis Effect
Pascal Thériault Lauzier
On Fractal Modeling Of Contours
Wieslaw Kotarski and Agnieszka Lisowska
Giovanni Legnani

User Case Study
How Math Matters in Design Optimization

Maplesoft in the Press
The Reviews & Press area of the Maplesoft site continues to grow. Check out recent additions from Design Product News, University Business, and Chemical Engineering Progress. You can also read more about the nod given to Maple 9.5 as a finalist in the 20th Annual Codie Awards, an award program which recognizes achievements in software, education technology and digital content.

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Latest Maple Conference News

More Conference Details Now Available. Preliminary schedules, descriptions of special sessions, optional training course information, and travel information are now available here

Maple Conference 2005 Poster Now 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!

Online Registration Now Available
 Register Today

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.

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

Read more about the most recent activities sponsored by Maplesoft.
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