- CES Math Coordinator (1980-2002)
- CWC Math Division Head (1999-2002)
- Dept of Math
- Pennsylvania State Univ
- Univ Park, PA 16802
- Office: 334 McAllister Bldg
- Telephone: (814) 865-7527
- Fax: (814) 865-3735
I am now retired but the website for my Math 251,
Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations,
with all the supplementary is available.
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My daughter Dana Dachman-Soled
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Computer Science at Columbia University
and is now a Post-doc at
Microsoft Research New England
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specifically, it is concerned with the
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I served as Mathematics Coordinator for Commonwealth Campus faculty
and as Math Division Head in the Commonwealth College.
Information that may be
of interest to Mathematics Faculty at the new colleges is available at
Research Interests: Complex Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Computer
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What is Linux?
Some computational tools for Linux users are
a MatLab alternative, and Maxima,
the current implementation of MIT's Macsyma system for computer based algebra.
available under the GNU Public License and is called
For Windows users Octave,
and the current version of
Maxima with wxMaxima,
a frontend to Maxima, installed. Many
distributions of Linux
include these mathematical tools. Documentation for Maxima is available from
some of them are "work in progress" and should be treated as such.
For a complete mock-Unix environment, Windows users can install
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