[om] about translating back and forth and data loss
gkingc at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 23 11:03:25 CEST 2001
I'm a student at Berkeley, and I'm trying to pin down some details about
for research, if you could answer some questions about OpenMath for me, I'd
One of the issues of evaluating a math representation language, especially
if it is intended
to work between or among different CAS, is whether the breadth of the
description will lose
information over multiple translations.
OpenMath seems to have many different domains in the use of content
there is a native OpenMath CD as well as one for MathML, and others are
and Maple, for example. Is this correct?
How do you expect people to use the native OpenMath Content Dictionary in
conjunction with, say, the Mathmatical Content Dictionary? Is it possible to
convert from Mathematica's internal
representation of math to a OpenMath Mathematica Content Dictionary based
without losing data (i.e. floating point numbers, degrees of accuracy,
If yes, would there be any native OpenMath appearing in the conversion?
It seems like the best way to convert from Mathematica to Maple would be to
altogether... why OpenMath?
Thanks for your time, your reponse would be much appreciated,
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