StATS: Using Mathematica and Matlab for Statistics (March 22, 2005)

Mathematica, produced by Wolfram Research, is a program which performs numeric and symbolic computations. It also can produced sophisticated graphical images. There are two books out which describe how to use Mathematica for solving difficult problems in Mathematical Statistics:

The latter book has a web site:

Matlab, produced by Mathworks, is a high level language for solving mathematical problems. There is a book that uses Matlab for Statistics:

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