**NAME**

JACAL - symbolic mathematics system

**SYNOPSIS**

**jacal** [ scheme | scm | gsi | mzscheme | guile | scheme48 | larceny |
scmlit | elk | sisc | kawa ]

**DESCRIPTION**

JACAL is a symbolic mathematics system for the simplification and
manipulation of equations and single and multiple valued algebraic
expressions constructed of numbers, variables, radicals, and algebraic
functions, differential, and holonomic functions. In addition, vectors
and matrices of the above objects are included.

**OPTIONS**

The optional argument to the __jacal__ script is the Scheme implementation
to run. Absent the argument, it searches for implementations in the
above order.

**ENVIRONMENT** **VARIABLES**

**SCHEME_LIBRARY_PATH**
is the SLIB Scheme library directory.

**FILES**

jacal.info
Texinfo documentation of __jacal.__
demo
batch("demo"); to demonstrate commands in __jacal__
rw.math
batch("rw.math"); to demonstrate tensors in "The Robertson-
Walker Cosmology Model".
test.math
batch("test.math"); for regression suite.

**AUTHORS**

Aubrey Jaffer (agj @ alum.mit.edu)
Michael Thomas
Jerry D. Hedden

**SEE ALSO**

The JACAL home-page:
http://swiss.csail.mit.edu/~jaffer/JACAL.html
The full documentation for jacal is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and jacal programs are properly installed at your site, the
command
info jacal
should give you access to the complete manual.