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JACAL(1) General Commands Manual JACAL(1)

NAME

JACAL - symbolic mathematics system

SYNOPSIS

jacal [ scheme | scm | gsi | gosh | guile | scheme48 | larceny | scmlit | elk | sisc | kawa | mzscheme ]

DESCRIPTION

JACAL is a symbolic mathematics system for the simplification and manipulation of equations and single and multiple valued algebraic expressions constructed of numbers, variables, radicals, and algebraic functions, differential, and holonomic functions. In addition, vectors and matrices of the above objects are included.

OPTIONS

The optional argument to the jacal script is the Scheme implementation to run. Absent the argument, it searches for implementations in the above order.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

SCHEME_LIBRARY_PATH
is the SLIB Scheme library directory.

FILES

jacal.info

Texinfo documentation of jacal.
demo

batch("demo"); to demonstrate commands in jacal
rw.math

batch("rw.math"); to demonstrate tensors in "The Robertson-Walker Cosmology Model".
test.math

batch("test.math"); for regression suite.

AUTHORS

Aubrey Jaffer (agj @ alum.mit.edu)
Michael Thomas
Jerry D. Hedden

SEE ALSO

The JACAL home-page:
http://people.csail.mit.edu/jaffer/JACAL.html
The full documentation for jacal is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and jacal programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info jacal
should give you access to the complete manual.
Feb 1 2008 4th Berkeley Distribution