Is it possible to load a Maxima package into Sagemath?

asked 2019-07-12 02:41:33 +0200

Alf gravatar image

Hi, I'm a Maxima user but I'm considering to start using SageMath. I need to work with Dirac matrices and there is a nice package for Maxima in this area. Is is possible to load a Maxima package into SageMath and use it ?



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The package you have in mind is probably Dirac3 by Ted Woollett, right?

slelievre gravatar imageslelievre ( 2019-07-12 09:20:59 +0200 )edit

yes, it is

Alf gravatar imageAlf ( 2019-07-14 04:33:34 +0200 )edit

To answer strictly the questions, there are limitations regarding evaluating maxima code inside sagemath. See also . (Maxima needs interactive answers sometimes, in these cases there are problems. But building simple objects always works.) Which special constructions of the Dirac3 package are needed?! (Unfortunately, i could not find the Dirac3 package, and maxima code is no longer readable for me, although i used it for more than five years for teaching purposes, but only in connections with limits, integrals, transforms, and algebraic equations.)

dan_fulea gravatar imagedan_fulea ( 2019-07-15 23:25:34 +0200 )edit