Maplesoft: More Than Just Maple
Project Manager, Maplesoft
It’s not only the World’s most powerful maths software – it’s also at the heart of other ground-breaking computer applications.
It’s hard to imagine a world without MapleTM. It’s been the technical computing software of choice for
almost 30 years, and for today’s mathematicians, engineers and scientists, it’s essential.
That’s because Maple lets you explore, visualise and solve even the most difficult mathematical problems. With Maple, you can do quick calculations, perform sophisticated analysis, build simple and complex applications, teach and learn fundamental concepts, create design sheets, develop new algorithms and much more.
The latest version, Maple 15, is second to none in terms of scalability and performance, due to highly efficient fundamental operations, sophisticated algorithms for advanced operations and numerous options to fully leverage the power of multi-core computers. It can also compute symbolic solutions to differential equations that no other system can handle, and now solves an unprecedented 96 per cent of the benchmark standard for differential equations.
With Maple 15, you can work effectively with large data sets and create even more compelling interactive applications using the new data table. The new variable manager gives you greater control over your Maple sessions, quickly assessing the state of your computations.
There’s also more efficient handling of large data sets, enhanced control design tools and new algorithms in optimisation, differential geometry, physics, financial modelling and more.
Maplesoftís core symbolic technology has evolved over a period of 30 years and is now considered to have the most advanced maths
functionality in the World. But this amazing technology isnít just for mathematical computation; itís used in different ways for different
tasks. Products based on Maple technology include MapleSim (discussed elsewhere in this issue), Maple T.A. and MapleNet.
Maple T.A.is a web-based testing and
assessment system which supports
complex, free-form entry and intelligent
evaluation of responses. Unlike other
systems, Maple T.A. is designed
specifically for mathematics, science or
any courses involving maths.
Maple T.A. provides everything you would
expect in an assessment system, and more Ė
the new version 7 offers more response
analysis tools and even more flexible
questions. Because itís powered by Maple,
it offers features especially suited for
assessment in technical courses, such as
free-response questions graded for true
mathematical equivalence, open-ended
questions with an infinite number of possible
answers, conventional mathematical
notation in both questions and responses,
and extensive 2-D and 3-D visualisation tools
that create plots based on randomised
variables. Maple T.A. also offers the easiest
and most comprehensive content authoring
tools available, and can be integrated into
virtually any course management system.
MapleNet brings the power of Maple to
your applications and web sites. With
new version 15 offering even greater
compatibility and the ability to create more
compelling interactive applications, you
can add mathematical computations and
visualisations to your web, desktop and
mobile applications, share solutions over
the web through interactive Maple
documents and develop rich technical
Using Maple or standard web tools and
technologies, you can quickly develop web
sites that perform live calculations based on
user input, then display the results using
standard mathematical notation and dynamic,
interactive plots and animations. You can
even make the mathematical power of Maple
available to desktop and mobile applications
using a standard web services API.
Downlaod the Maple 15 and MapleSim 5 Professional Brochure, or visit the Maplesoft home page
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