Mathematica

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System Requirements: [click here for latest]
License Type: Site License – PA State System of Higher Education
License Valid: June 30th, 2016 - June 30th, 2017
Software Version: 11.0.1

What is Mathematica: "At a superficial level, Mathematica is an amazing, yet easy-to-use calculator. The world's most comprehensive set of mathematical, scientific, engineering, and financial functions is ready-to-use--often with just one mouse click or command. However, Mathematica functions work for any size or precision of number, compute with symbols, are easily represented graphically, automatically switch algorithms to get the best answer, and even check and adjust the accuracy of their own results. This sophistication means trustworthy answers every time, even for those inexperienced with the mechanics of a particular calculation."  [Read More]
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On Campus Use Only

If you wish to have Mathematica installed at your office or lab location please contact the helpdesk at extension x2640 or helpdesk@clarion.edu . Please indicate on your request when and where you would like this installed. A technician will be in touch to coordinate the installation.

Home Use (faculty/staff/students)

To request Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro, follow the directions below.

Faculty
  1. Create an account (New users only):
    • Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
    • Fill out form using a @clarion.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
    • Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  2. Request access to Wolfram|Alpha Pro:
  3. Request Mathematica for school-owned machines:
    • Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
    • Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
    • Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
    • Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt
  4. Request Mathematica for a personally owned machine:
  5. Mathematica Online
Students
  1. Create an account (New users only):
    • Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
    • Fill out form using a @clarion.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
    • Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  2. Request access to Wolfram|Alpha Pro:
  3. Request Mathematica for a personally owned machine:
    • Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
    • Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
    • Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
    • Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt
  4. Mathematica Online

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Mathematica Tutorials

The first two tutorials are excellent for new users, and can be assigned to students as homework to learn Mathematica outside of class time.

Follow along in Mathematica as you watch this multi-part screencast that teaches you the basics—how to create your first notebook, calculations, visualizations, interactive examples, and more.

Learn Mathematica at your own pace from authors with 50+ years of combined Mathematica experience—with hands-on examples, end-of-chapter exercises, and authors' tips that introduce you to the breadth of Mathematica with a focus on ease of use.

Provides a list of new functionality in Mathematica 11, and links to documentation and examples for these new features—including 3D printing, audio processing, machine learning and neural networks, and text and language processing.

Access step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.

Search Wolfram's large collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.

Mathematica Online

This tutorial screencast series provides step-by-step instructions to get you started with Mathematica Online—from creating your first notebook complete with text, calculations, visualizations, and interactive examples, to sharing your notebook with others for collaboration and viewing through the Wolfram Cloud.

Wolfram|Alpha Pro

New to Wolfram|Alpha? Take a tour to learn what you can do with Wolfram|Alpha, and explore additional features you get with Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

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Teaching with Mathematica

Mathematica offers an interactive classroom experience that helps students explore and grasp concepts, plus gives faculty the tools they need to easily create supporting course materials, assignments, and presentations.

Resources for educators

Learn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.

Learn how to create a slideshow for class that shows a mixture of graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.

Download pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.

Access on-demand and live courses on Mathematica, SystemModeler, and other Wolfram technologies.

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Research with Mathematica

Rather than requiring different toolkits for different jobs, Mathematica integrates the world's largest collection of algorithms, high-performance computing capabilities, and a powerful visualization engine in one coherent system, making it ideal for academic research in just about any discipline.

Resources for researchers

Explore Mathematica's high-level and multi-paradigm programming language, support for parallel computing and GPU architectures, built-in functionality for specialized application areas, and multiple publishing and deployment options for sharing your work.

Learn how to create programs that take advantage of multicore machines or available clusters.

Learn what areas of Mathematica are useful for specific fields.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Note:
Clarion University offers this software as a convenience for home use and cannot guarantee suitability of this product with your home system nor provide technical support on its installation or use. If you have any questions regarding this product or its installation, please refer to Wolfram Research's support web site

Last Updated 4/9/18