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Twilight of the pencil?


Wolfram Research Inc., PO Box 6059, Champaign, Illinois 61821. $495 (Macintosh PluslSE version); $795 (Macintosh II version). Stop Press: on 15 December a version becomes available for 386-based IBM-PCs; prices from $695 to $1,295. Mathematica: A System of Doing Mathematics by Computer. By Stephen Wolfram Addison-Wesley: 1988. Pp. 749. Hbk$40.95; £36.85; pbk$27.75, £19.95.

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Press, W. Twilight of the pencil?. Nature 336, 319–320 (1988).

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