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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: Parsing and solving algebraic equation from string
Date Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:30:50 GMT
On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 12:01 AM, Luc Maisonobe <> wrote:

> There are no parser in Apache Commons Math to build such systems
> directly from string representations. We already discussed about this
> and decided not to implement parsers, as they are already big projects
> by themselves and depend on the syntax you want to parse. Parsers are
> therefore considered to be out of Apache Commons Math scope. They belong
> to higher level projects that could implement them for their own
> specific syntax, and rely on Apache Commons Math to sovle the problem
> once it has been translated from strings to structured numbered.

Also, there are excellent parser construction systems out there to help
with parsing.

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