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Encoding in MathML has a linear framework.

We have worked with programs like Dreamweaver and Frontpage to write HTML mark-ups. On similar lines, there are programs to generate MathML mark-ups with built in facilities for error handling and testing. Using specialized programs to generate codes is generally the fastest way to write MathML codes.

Using specialized programs has the obvious advantage, but with certain overheads. It requires that we go through the process of familiarization with the program interface and understand the working philosophy of the same. Though these programs are robust and designed to fit in with all sorts of operating systems and deal with interoperability issues, there remains a remote possibility of mismatch and one has to take appropriate safeguards against difficulties arising out of the same. Worst of this approach is the sense of working within a “block box”, which might spring surprises with regard to what we expect and what the program delivers.

As against above, coding in the native way, using plain text editor has the disadvantages of the requirement of knowing MathML specification and relatively slower pace of coding. The first aspect, though, can be used to advantage as you have to understand the syntax, grammar, underlying features, limitations and possibilities of the MathML, knowing fully well about what can be done and what can not be done with MathML. So, there is less likelyhood of a surprise situation.

Further, it is a real possibility that you may actually cut down on the encoding substantially (typing per se) along with a corresponding increase in the coding speed. However, this would require a bit of planning and proficiency in copy (ctrl + c), cut (ctrl + x) and paste (ctrl + v) operations with a block of codes from one place to another.

Features of mathml encoding

Before, we get into the rhythm of encoding, let us discuss the important features of MathML coding and our mathematical content requirement that would help us formulate an efficient approach to write MathML codes.

1: There are 30 elements in total with about 50 specific attributes, apart from common attributes.

2: A MathML coding is sensitive to the context and material being encoded. If your module involves matrix operation, then we might be using the set of table forming elements more frequently. This means that we shall be limited in using elements – may be not more than 10 to 15 of them in a given context (project). Further, we may not require to change the attributes except on few occasions.

3: Mathematical display is a two dimensional representation, but its coding is essentially linear, in which terms are connected with operators from left to write. As a consequence, codes are written progressively from left to right of the mathematical expressions and equations.

4: The vertical expansion of mathematical expression is controlled by a central element. For example a vertical stack may be structured on a form, implemented by “mfrac” element.

Questions & Answers

what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
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What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
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sciencedirect big data base
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Source:  OpenStax, A primer in mathml. OpenStax CNX. Apr 19, 2006 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10345/1.16
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