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JACAL(1)		    General Commands Manual		      JACAL(1)

NAME
       JACAL - symbolic	mathematics system

SYNOPSIS
       jacal [ scheme |	scm | gsi | gosh | guile | scheme48 | larceny |	scmlit
       | elk | sisc | kawa | mzscheme ]

DESCRIPTION
       JACAL is	a symbolic mathematics system for the simplification  and  ma-
       nipulation  of  equations  and single and multiple valued algebraic ex-
       pressions constructed of	numbers, variables,  radicals,	and  algebraic
       functions, differential,	and holonomic functions.  In addition, vectors
       and matrices of the above objects are included.

OPTIONS
       The optional argument to	the jacal script is the	Scheme	implementation
       to  run.	  Absent  the argument,	it searches for	implementations	in the
       above order.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       SCHEME_LIBRARY_PATH
	      is the SLIB Scheme library directory.

FILES
       jacal.info
	      Texinfo documentation of jacal.

       demo
	      batch("demo"); to	demonstrate commands in	jacal

       rw.math
	      batch("rw.math");	to  demonstrate	 tensors  in  "The  Robertson-
	      Walker Cosmology Model".

       test.math
	      batch("test.math"); for regression suite.

AUTHORS
       Aubrey Jaffer (agj @ alum.mit.edu)
       Michael Thomas
       Jerry D.	Hedden

SEE ALSO
       The JACAL home-page:
       http://people.csail.mit.edu/jaffer/JACAL.html

       The  full documentation for jacal is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
       the info	and jacal programs are properly	installed at  your  site,  the
       command
	      info jacal

       should give you access to the complete manual.

4th Berkeley Distribution	  Feb 1	2008			      JACAL(1)

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