Wolfram Mathematica

OVERVIEW:

Wolfram Mathematica is a software system with built-in libraries for several areas of technical computing that allow machine learning, statistics, symbolic computation, manipulating matrices, plotting functions and various types of data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other programming languages. It was conceived by Stephen Wolfram, and is developed by Wolfram Research of Champaign, Illinois.The Wolfram Language is the programming language used in Mathematica

Wolfram Mathematica is a software system with built-in libraries for several areas of technical computing that allow machine learning, statistics, symbolic computation, manipulating matrices, plotting functions and various types of data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other programming languages.

Platform availability:

  • Operating System: Windows, macOS, Linux and web browser based.
  • License: W&M site License is available to Faculty, Students, and Staff.

The following products are currently available from Wolfram:

  • Wolfram Mathematica for Mac, Windows, and Linux (App only)
  • Wolfram Mathematica I online  (browser based)
  • WolframAlpha (browser based)
  • WolframAlpha Notebook Edition for Mac, Windows, and Linux (browser and App based)

 

For product installation please follow in the instructions below or click on the Software Installation button to the right.

  • Go to https://user.wolfram.com/
  • Type in your William & Mary email address and select the option to sign in using your William & Mary ID (e.g. txjefferson@wm.edu) and enter your password
  • At that point you will see all the products that are available for you to use. You can download the Wolfram App or use the online versions that are available. The Apps have more robust capabilities and may be the right choice for course usage, please consult your instructor for choice of Mathematica products that you will be using in your class.

 Additional resources:

Wolfram Mathematica Resources
Wolfram Language and System Documentation
Wolfram Cloud
Wolfram-U Open Courses for Students and Professional (Fees may apply)
Wolfram Videos

Questions?
For questions related to classroom instruction with Mathematica or pedagogical assistance, contact your department’s eLearning Specialist.

For technical questions, contact the Technology Support Center at 757-221-4357 (HELP) or support@wm.edu