Student Resources for Various Software
Computers provide many productivity tools for our daily tasks.
For many researchers and students,
such tasks include programming and writing papers.
Even for the theoretically-inclined student,
you should keep your programming skills alive,
as the ability to program greatly extends your exploratory power.
The following is a short list of what
are useful for my own work, and for my students.
Investing a little time in learning
any one of these could have big payoff.
Start using them right away -- your skill
in using these tools can grow over time.
These are listed alphabetically.
Except for MAPLE, they are all freely available from the web.