Re: [dev] a suckless computer algebra system

From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:38:44 +0100

suckless calculators: bc, hoc

On 11/20/09, Alex Ghitza <> wrote:
> In the end, it depends on what you want to do with your CAS. If you
> want something very precise, there is good specialised software around
> (Pari was already mentioned for number theory, GAP is the way to go
> for group theory, Macaulay2 for algebraic geometry, Singular for
> commutative algebra, mpmath for special functions, R for statistics,
> etc.)

+1 for pari/gp and gap system

R and octave are for numerical calculations (float64) so i would not
call them cas
they tend to use lots of other libs
optimization: lpsolve, glpk, cvxopt, sedumi
computational geometry: qhull, cgal
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