A general purpose computer algebra system
axiom
[-ht |-noht]
whether to use HyperDoc
[-gr |-nogr]
whether to use Graphics
[-clef |-noclef]
whether to use Clef
[-nag |-nonag]
whether to use NAG
[-iw |-noiw]
start in interpreter window
[-ihere|-noihere]
start an interpreter buffer in the original window.
[-nox]
don't use X Windows
[-go |-nogo]
whether to start system
[-ws wsname]
use named workspace
[-list]
list workspaces only
[-h]
show usage
By default, the command axiom would start the process
sman -ws /usr/lib/axiom/axiom-20140801/mnt/linux/bin/AXIOMsys
axiom is a fomerly proprietary, newly open-source, interactive computer algebra program. Opensource axiom now has support for both graphics and the hyperdoc help system. Please refer to these facilities for detailed usage instructions. This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
A good but slightly out of date source of documentation can be found in the book Axiom: The Scientific Computation System, by Richard D. Jenks and Robert S. Sutor available through amazon.com. A pdf version of this book is now included in the axiom-doc package.
~/.axiom.input
The personal Axiom initialization file, executed at startup
Rosetta.dvi (to compare Axiom syntax with other math packages)
This manual page was written by Camm Maguire <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).