Symbolic Computations in Julia using Maxima
Maxima.jl is a Julia package for performing symbolic computations using Maxima. Maxima is computer algebra software that provides a free and open source alternative to proprietary software such as Mathematica, Maple and others.
Maxima.jl can be installed using the Julia package manager. Maxima.jl currently supports version of Julia >= v0.4.0.
Maxima.jl requires a working Maxima installation. Downloads and installation instructions can be found here. If you're running a Linux operating system take a look in your local repositories.
Note: The Maxima package in most Debian based distributions is compiled against
gcland does not have unicode support. Unicode support is required by Maxima.jl. The solution is to compile Maxima yourself using a lisp that supports unicode (
On Windows you will also need to add the directory containing the
maxima.bat executable to your
PATH environment variable so that Julia can find it.
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