Applied computer algebra : experience from Cam design

A.M. Cohen, A. Heck

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The construction of a software tool for the design of a cam-follower system is discussed. Although the tool is built with a general purpose computer algebra system, it works as a black-box program. Using this case as an example, it is argued that it is representative of the general scheme: a constructor of mathematical software must-regardless of his own appreciation-pay much attention to the design of the user interface before the software is acceptable for mathematical laymen
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer algebra in science and engineering : workshop, 28-31 August 1994, Bielefeld, Germany
EditorsJ. Fleischer, J. Grabmeier, F. Hehl, W. Küchlin
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherWorld Scientific
ISBN (Print)98-1022319-6
Publication statusPublished - 1995


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