CS 487/687:  Introduction to Symbolic Computation

Course Resources



J. von zur Gathen and J. Gerhard, Modern Computer Algebra. 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Useful Reference

K.O. Geddes, S.R.Czapor and G. Labahn, Algorithms for Computer Algebra, Kluwer Publishing, 1992.


  • Maple
  • You may use the computer algebra system Maple for assignments, which is available on the student servers.

    Here is a link to the Maple tutorial made specifically for this class.

    A number of useful tutorials are available from Maple which should bring you up to speed on programming in the language. They require a free registration in the Maplesoft Community.

Last modified on Monday, 06 January 2020, at 14:11 hours.