R's Interface to Maxima, Bringing Symbolic Computation into R

Provides an interface to the powerful and fairly complete computer algebra system maxima. It can be used to start and control 'Maxima' from within R by entering 'Maxima' commands. It facilitates outputting results from 'Maxima' in 'LaTeX' and 'MathML'. 2D and 3D plots can be displayed directly. This package also registers a 'knitr'-engine enabling 'Maxima' code chunks to be written in 'RMarkdown' documents.


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0.5.0 by Eric Stemmler, 2 months ago


Report a bug at https://github.com/rcst/rim/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/rim

Authors: Kseniia Shumelchyk [aut] , Hans W. Borchers [aut] , Eric Stemmler [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Numerical Mathematics

GPL (>= 3) license

Imports methods, Rcpp, R6, knitr, rmarkdown, stringr, GlobalOptions

Suggests testthat, digest, OpenImageR

Linking to Rcpp

System requirements: Maxima (https://sourceforge.net/projects/maxima/, tested with versions >=5.42.1), needs to be on PATH

See at CRAN