PIDS is an algorithm for simplifying mathematical expressions, implemented in emacs lisp. pids-1.0.tar.gz – PIDS Version 1.0. If you use this code please cite


PIDS Algorithm
F. C. Langbein, S. G. Schirmer, K. Organtzoglou. The PIDS Algorithm. Technical Report, Mathematical Institute A, Stuttgart University, 1995. [DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.2798.4728] [PDF]

The PIDS Algorithm

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