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Reduce

Reduce
Developer(s) Anthony C. Hearn et al.
Stable release January 1, 2009
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Computer algebra system
License BSD license
Website

Reduce is a general-purpose computer algebra system geared towards applications in physics.

The development of the Reduce computer algebra system was started in the 1960s by Anthony C. Hearn. Since then, many scientists from all over the world have contributed to its development under his direction.

Reduce is written entirely in its own LISP dialect called Portable Standard LISP, expressed in an Algol-like syntax called RLISP. The latter is used as a basis for Reduce's user-level language.

Implementations of Reduce are available on most variants of Unix, Linux, Microsoft Windows, or Apple Macintosh systems by using an underlying Portable Standard LISP or Codemist Standard LISP implementation.

Reduce was open sourced on December 2008 and is available for free under a modified BSD license on SourceForge. Previously it had cost $695.

See also

  • Comparison of computer algebra systems
  • REDUCE Meets CAMAL - REDUCE Computer Algebra System - J. P. Fitch[1]

External links

  • Reduce SourceForge project page.
  • Reduce website on SourceForge.
  • Reduce wiki on SourceForge.
  • Tony Hearn's Reduce website.
  • Anthony C. Hearn, In HTML format.
  • Anthony C. Hearn, "Reduce: The First Forty Years", invited paper presented at the A3L Conference in Honor of the 60th Birthday of Volker Weispfenning, April 2005.
  • Andrey Grozin, "TeXmacs-Reduce interface", April 2012.
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