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Western Kentucky University

IT Division - Mathematica

How to Get Mathematica

Mathematica is currently installed in the following locations:

Computer labs

Computer clusters

Mathematica can also be installed on:

Campus machines

  • Please log into the WKU Software Center in order to download Mathematica to your university-owned machine. 

Faculty and staff personally owned machines

Student personally owned machines

  • Please log into the WKU Software Center in order to download Mathematica to your personally-owned computer .

Are you interested in putting Mathematica elsewhere? Please let IT or Troy Schaudt at Wolfram Research know.

Mathematica Tutorials

Hands-on Start to Mathematica

Follow along in Mathematica as you watch this multi-part screencast that teaches you the basics—how to create your first notebook, calculations, visualizations, interactive examples, and more.

What's New in Mathematica 10

Provides examples to help you get started with new functionality in Mathematica 10, including machine learning, computational geometry, geographic computation, and device connectivity.

How To Topics

Access step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.

Learning Center

Search Wolfram's large collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.

Teaching with Mathematica

Mathematica for Teaching and Education—Free video course

Learn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.

How To Create a Lecture Slideshow—Video tutorial

Learn how to create a slideshow for class that shows a mixture of graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.

Wolfram Demonstrations Project

Download pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.

Wolfram Training Education Courses

Access on-demand and live courses on Mathematica, SystemModeler, and other Wolfram technologies.

Research with Mathematica

Mathematica for University Research—Free video course

Explore Mathematica's high-level and multi-paradigm programming language, support for parallel computing and GPU architectures, built-in functionality for specialized application areas, and multiple publishing and deployment options for sharing your work.

Utilizing HPC and Grid Computing in Education—Free video course

Learn how to create programs and take advantage of multi-core machines or a dedicated cluster.

Field-Specific Applications

Learn what areas of Mathematica are useful for specific fields.

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 Last Modified 7/23/15