What does 'sage' stand for in sagemeth?
Tence T. George
tence at ieee.org
Tue Mar 31 15:17:36 UTC 2009
*S*oftware for *A*lgebra and *G*eometry *E*xperimentation
(found it after it a little googling) Weird I couldn't find it on
On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Vincent Trouilliez <
vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> wrote:
> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/jaunty/sagemath: "Packet: sagemath
> > (3.0.5dfsg-3) [universe]: Mathematics software written in Python:
> > Sage is a mathematical software package with support for a wide range of
> > mathematics, including algebra, calculus, elementary to very advanced
> > number theory, cryptography, numerical computation, commutative algebra,
> > group theory, combinatorics, graph theory, and exact linear algebra."
> > What does 'sage' stand for in sagemath?
> Probably refers to the French word which means "wise man", which is
> sometimes used when talking of antic era versatile geniuses, who
> pionnered mathematics as well as philosophy, astronomy, anatomy,
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