Symbolic Manipulation Codes

  • Abraham I. Beltzer

Abstract

Symbolic manipulation codes (SMC) have a remarkable capability to work with symbols. As a result of investigations in artificial intelligence, many such codes have been developed in recent years. Here are a few of them: MACSYMA, REDUCE, SCRATCHPAD, MATHEMATICA, MAPLE and DERIVE. They represent the so-called expert systems which contain and manipulate information on a certain branch of human knowledge and purport to facilitate the analysis.

Keywords

Convolution Editing 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abraham I. Beltzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Holon Institute for Technological EducationAffiliated with Tel Aviv UniversityHolonIsrael

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