ScientificTalk - Mathematics Discussions via Web
A profession-specific prototype tool for scientists,
students and teachers to exchange information via a
Web browser, using a display of math equations in a
synchronous manner. It focus on users' interests in
such things as mathematics and scientific notation.
ScientificTalk is a Perl script for a standard multiway
graphical Web chat. This CGI-based application is
portable across platforms and allows the viewing of
occupants, sending input to specific users, etc. While
chatting on-line, it converts textual input or standard
LaTeX into HTML. LLaTeX ist a popular computer language for composing
formatted scientific text for high-quality printing.
It has an external symbols keyboard as well
as a composer and messenger window for the user input.
There is no need for extra plug-ins or high-speed
networks. All input is passed via text-mode only.
Click here for Local User Guide and Documentation.
More information about Scientific Talk is available from http://www.collaborium.org/ScientificTalk.