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Taking derivatives?

  1. Feb 7, 2008 #1
    are there any languages that have intrinsic differentiation and integration? other than interpreted languages like maple and mathematica?
     
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  3. Feb 7, 2008 #2

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    Symbolic or numeric? What would you applying the function to, a table of data? A stream of data?

    Numeric integration and differentiation are relatively easy to implement depeding on the required degree of accuracy and the number data points you have to work with.
     
  4. Feb 7, 2008 #3
    ironically i would like symbolic differentiation so that i can do numerical integration.
     
  5. Feb 7, 2008 #4

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    I don't know of any programming languages that have a built-in symbolic manipulation package (other than specific math programs like you mentioned), but it might be possible to find a 3rd-party package or plugin.
     
  6. Feb 7, 2008 #5

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