Alec Mihailovs

Dr. Aleksandrs Mihailovs

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I received my Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and I have been teaching since then at SUNY Oneonta for 1 year, at Shepherd University for 5 years, at Tennessee Tech for 2 years, at Lane College for 1 year, and this year I taught at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. My research interests include Representation Theory and Combinatorics.

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Just read (and slightly edited) Wikipedia article about Maple. It has a picture of a stair-type plot of

plot(ln(x+2)/(x+2), x = .716 .. .72);

I checked it and it seems to look normal in Standard Maple (so I uploaded it there), but looks bad in Classic, independently of numpoints setting (it is not mine stair-like picture there). Is it going to be fixed, or Classic Maple is deprecated?


As it has appeared recently, in some examples Maple can't find int(1+f(x), x) in some cases where it can find int(f(x), x). For example, for f(x) = (x^2)^(1/3).

Now, reading Axel Vogt's post, I noticed that in some examples Maple can't do such a simple change of variables as changing the sign.

From time to time I check whether the situation with Latex in Maple has improved. Just one random example:


2\,{\frac {x}{x-1}}

Is it really that hard to do a simple fraction?

Even double quotes in the math mode are still transcribed to a pair of single quotes, as if they were in the text mode,



Not even talking about spreadsheets and other total failures.

Is latex going to be deprecated (together with all other lower case commands)?


f:=(a,b)-> a &* b:
    colorstyle=HUE, axes=boxed, style=patchnogrid);

gives the same plot as

    colorstyle=HUE, axes=boxed, style=patchnogrid);

The ampersand is ignored!

It is interesting that replacing f with f[1] produces a plot that it should produce. This works reverse to the evalf bug - works OK indexed, and not OK - not indexed.

I suggest adding descriptions of variable, size, and factors() to the GF help page. Currently, they are not even mentioned there.


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