What math software is better for working with Lie algebras and Lie groups, SAGE or Mathematica?

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    $\begingroup$ Reduce has a special user contributed package on Lie algebras and Lie groups. But of course, sage is also very good. $\endgroup$ – Dietrich Burde Aug 18 '14 at 15:33
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    $\begingroup$ @DietrichBurde: Thanks. I also found these SAGE tutorials, which are very helpful. As far as I can tell, this is much better than what Mathematica can do; Mathematica doesn't seem to have anything for representing Lie groups, etc., as far as I know. $\endgroup$ – Geremia Aug 18 '14 at 16:48
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    $\begingroup$ there is also LiE; wwwmathlabo.univ-poitiers.fr/~maavl/LiE $\endgroup$ – Buddha Aug 27 '14 at 17:22
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    $\begingroup$ See also Lie Algebras chapter from the GAP manual. GAP also has a number of packages for Lie algebras - if you're using GAP via Sage, you may need to install them manually! $\endgroup$ – Alexander Konovalov Sep 29 '14 at 22:45
  • $\begingroup$ Does anyone here know about Sage tickets #14901 or #15635? $\endgroup$ – Geremia Mar 18 '15 at 15:25

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