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Mathematica

Description and Overview

Mathematica is a fully integrated environment for technical computing. It performs symbolic manipulation of equations, integrals, differential equations, and most other mathematical expressions. Numeric results can be evaluated as well.

How to Use Mathematica

To use the default version of Mathematica, use

% module load mathematica

Sometimes the Mathematica module will not load and gives this error message:

% module load mathematica
mathematica/5.2(31):ERROR:102: Tcl command execution failed: if
[ module-info mode load ] {
if [ llength [ array get env DISPLAY ] ] {
exec xset fp+ tcp/jacquard.nersc.gov:7100
}
set usgsbin /usr/common/usg/sbin
exec $usgsbin/libdate -m \
-f /usr/common/usg/spool/modules.log \
[ exec $usgsbin/safelogname ] MATHEMATICA_$usgversion}
}

This is usually because your client site is blocking a fonts server used by Mathematica. In this case, you should use ssh -Y (instead of ssh -X) to access the system where you are running mathematica.  However, if you are using the F-Secure client or putty,  there doesn't seem to be an ssh - Y equivalent command available.  In this case, we suggest that you use a no-fonts Mathematica module. To see the no-fonts Mathematica options type:

%  module avail mathematica

Documentation

Extensive on-line documentation is available.

MATHEMATICA Documentation

Availability

PackagePlatformCategoryVersionModuleInstall DateDate Made Default
Mathematica carver applications/ math 7.0 mathematica-nofonts/7.0 2010-02-08 2012-01-13
Mathematica carver applications/ math 7.0 mathematica/7.0 2010-06-14 2012-01-13
Mathematica carver applications/ math 8.0 mathematica/8.0 2012-04-10 2012-04-19
Mathematica carver applications/ math 8.0 mathematica-nofonts/8.0 2012-04-10 2013-01-25
Mathematica carver_sl6 applications/ math 10.0 mathematica/10.0 2014-08-06 2014-08-06
Mathematica edison applications/ math 7.0 mathematica/7.0 2014-08-25
Mathematica edison applications/ math 8.0 mathematica/8.0 2014-08-25 2014-08-25
Mathematica hopper applications/ math 7.0 mathematica/7.0 2013-06-20
Mathematica hopper applications/ math 7.0 mathematica-nofonts/7.0 2013-06-20 2013-06-20
Mathematica hopper applications/ math 8.0 mathematica/8.0 2013-06-20 2013-06-20
Mathematica hopper applications/ math 8.0 mathematica-nofonts/8.0 2013-06-20 2013-06-20
Mathematica pdsf applications/ math 7.0 Mathematica/7.0 2012-03-09