# Mathematics and computers

From String Theory Wiki

### Writing mathematics on computers

- Writing LaTeX
- Processing LaTeX with GNU/Linux systems
- References with BiBTeX
- Diagrams with xfig
- Slides with beamer

### Computer algebra systems

- Maple
- Mathematica
- Maxima (open source, similar to Mathematica)
- GNU Octave (open source, similar to MATLAB)
- SAGE (open source, incorporates Axiom, GAP, GP/PARI, Macaulay2, Maxima, Octave and Singular with a friendly web-based interface)