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Topic: Implicit Times
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James Stein

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Re: Implicit Times
Posted: Nov 10, 2012 2:07 AM
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Read this Mathematica reference on "operators without built-in meanings".
I assume you could define, e.g., 'CircleTimes' to return whatever function
(including non-commutative multiply) you wish.

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 4:00 PM, Dave Snead <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Mathematica assumes Times (*) when two expressions are
> juxtaposed with no explicit intervening binary operator
> (ex., x y is interpreted as x*y).
> I want to change this behavior so it assumes a
> NonCommutativeMultiply (**) instead.
> Is this possible?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dave Snead

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