f := piecewise( is(floor(x)::odd), 1, 0 ):
seq( f(n), n=-5..5 );
plot( f, -5..5 );
produces (Maple 11) the expected output (sequence alternates 1 and 0 - plot is a square wave).
Replace the definition of f by
f := piecewise( floor(x)::odd, 1, 0 ):
and the seq command still operates as expected but the plot shows f=1 between 1 and 2 but otherwise 0.
Does anybody know what is going on here? It's probably not important but I am confused.
Toby

Hi folks!
Does anybody know if Matlab and Maple and Mathematica works well and stable on Vista?
How about speed on Vista? Thanks!

Suppose I have two lists of equal length, namely List1 and List2, whose elements are numbers from the list
M=[0,.1,.2,.3,.4,.5,.6,.7,.8,.9,1]:
Both the lists have to satisfy following condition:
List1[x]+List2[x]

I have been attempting to use Maple 8 to compute the limit of a function defined by a procedure (rather than as a piecewise function). For example, consider the following procedure.
f := proc(x)
if is(x,numeric) then
if x > 1 then
1;
elif x <> returns undefined.
limit( f(x),x=1,right) --> returns undefined.
When I use a piecewise definition, all is well:
f := x->piecewise( x>1, 1, x

Sorry, but I don't understand why Maple produces two
different answers.
(I make many analysis calculations, some expressions [math functions] come directly, e.g. 5x-3, some by Maple e.g. by series command.)

s:=x-1/2*x^2+1/3*x^3+O(x^4);
1 2 1 3 / 4\
x - - x + - x + O\x /
2 3
t:=series(ln(1+x),x,4);
1 2 1 3 / 4\
x - - x + - x + O\x /
2 3
nops(s);

My laptop is broken and I am seriously considering purchasing a new laptop. I mainly use the laptop to do all kinds of programming, including Matlab, C/C++, Fortran, Maple, Mathematica, etc. I am wondering if anybody can tell some experiences about speed performance of Maple on Core Duo Dual Core processors? Are the computations on these computers really faster?
I recall a few months ago I had tested a Monte Carlo program in Matlab on my friend's new Intel Quad Core (4 cpus). He paid $6000 for a desktop like that. The speed was not improved at all.

This one?
int(log(c*exp(k*s)-d), s= 0 .. t) assuming (t>0, c>0, k>0, d>0)
Thanks!

I'm trying to get the simple form of sum{k=1 to n} _2k C _k...
I've tried to use Pascal's triangle, the gamma function, etc... but I
couldn't get it...
Somebody help~
My guess is _2k C _k is equal to binomial(2k,k).
I used Maple... and the answer is ... as I see, a complex number!

F:=binomial(2*k,k);
binomial(2 k, k)
DefiniteSummation(F,k=1..n);
(1/2)
4 I 3 /[ 3] \
- -------------- - binomial(2 n + 2, n + 1) hypergeom|[1, n + -], [n + 2], 4|

Hello, I´m trying to create a maplets, but crash out with problem, I don´t now how to create in a smart way a method for count the number of varibles, I did that in the following lines:
for Num from 1 to 1E6 do
> A[Num]:=assigned(u[Num]):
> if A[Num]=true then
> N:=Num
> end if;
> end do:
u[k] is a vector, and N, obviously the number of them.
because I guess that the user, don´t want introduce more than a million of vectors, I don´t like that way. If somebody know the answer to my (maybe silly) question, please, explain it.
Please replace this text with the link to your file.

I am trying to write a procedure which takes a list of (linear) expressions in two variables and a list of assumptions on the two variables and returns all of the possible orderings of those expressions. To my dismay, the assuming facility does not seem to be working properly. I using Maple 9 on a Windows System.
The following input illustrates the problem.
`coulditbe(mU > 1-u) assuming mU `

true
Maple returns true! The first assumption alone eliminates the possibility of this being true. What's going wrong and how do I get this to work? If you wish, you can plot these assumptions and though at least two are redundant, there is a feasible region.

Can maple be run without the gui? Some maple command I run are taking a long time to complete and apparently I am running out of ram(I only have 2gb on the machine where maple is installed). But, I also have a cluster of quad opterons each with 16gb of ram, but these machines have no video system. Can maple be run in bash shell??

Hi I am looking for eigenvectors of a messy jacobian matrix, maple is taking its sweet time with this (but still probably faster than me ;)) I have access to a 250 node(dual and quad opteron) cluster, is there anyway to run maple in parallel? If not will maple see a speed up when run on a dual proc or dual core workstation?

Hi I have the following command:
> LinearSolve(E0,Z,free=R) assuming real;
when I execute this I get:
Error, (in assuming) when calling 'LinearAlgebra:-LinearSolve'. Received: 'unexpected argument(s): free = R, LinearAlgebra:-LinearSolve'
I am not sure why? can anyone explain? Without free=R it works fine...

I have used Maple 7 under Windows 2000. Now I want to port it to Windows Vista. It seems to work well, but only when instructions are introduced onto the Maple screen by drag and drop from an external text file. When I try to type numbers or literals nothing appears on the screen. This peculiar behaviour is not observed with other programs, Mathematica (4.2), for example. Additionally, when I try to save a file, the Maple screen disappears immediately. There must be a simple solution of these problems, but I have not yet found it. Any help will be welcome.
Thanks!
Willy

It appears that Maple uses N as the denominator and not N-1 in calculating a covariance matrix in the Statistics package. Why?
Harry Garst