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Thomas Capricelli, 11/18/2009 04:25 PM

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Symia is a piece of software that helps programmers to perform "symbolic computation":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbolic_computation, also known as *symbolic calculs*. The main characteristics are
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* Symia is a library : the target audience is programmers.
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* Symia is written in C++.
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* Symia is released under the "GNU Lesser General Public License":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGPL, so that even close-source software can make use of it.
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The only other C++ library we are aware of is "Ginac":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GiNaC, which is released under the "GNU General Public License":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gpl, which prevent it from being used in the industry.
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Symia is far from being able to do as much as, say, Maple or Ginac. If your needs are basics, you can rely on the robust and tested Symia library.
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Symia is released by "Sylphide Consulting":http://www.sylphide-consulting.com. If you need some more features in Symia, you can either consider using some other software, do it by yourself (and provide the code back, as the "GNU LGPL":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGPL says), or pay someone to do the job. Of course, Sylphide Consulting is an obvious choice for such a task, and we would be delighted if you "contact us":http://www.sylphide-consulting.com/contact about it.