Mathematica is a computer program for tasks such as symbolic or numerical calculations, arbitrary precision arithmetic, data processing, and plotting.  It was originally conceived by Stephen Wolfram and developed by a team of mathematicians and programmers that he assembled and led. It is published by Wolfram Research of Champaign, Illinois. Mathematica has a programming language which supports functional and procedural programming styles.

Mathematica on CBS Research Grid

Name & Version


Mode Type

Mathematica 8


Line-by-line interactive mode. To exit, type Quit (Note: Q is in upcase). 

math --grid_submit=batch "< filename > filename.out"

Batch mode
Note: "filename" is the name of the file that contains Mathematica commands.


Graphical session.  Require x-window connection.

Additional Information

  • Vendor Site - More software information provided by Wolfram Mathematica
  • Tutorial- Learning Mathmetica