[clug] matlab alternatives

Robert Brockway robert at timetraveller.org
Sun Aug 18 20:54:15 MDT 2013

On Thu, 15 Aug 2013, Andrew Janke wrote:
Logan Ryan McLintock <mclintocklr at gmail.com> wrote:

>> GNU Octave - will be totally gangster, but still not 100% functioning 
>> (finished) on all platforms?
> Well for my humble needs, (typically numerical algebra/matrix
> operations) it works fine, certainly a great port of call when porting
> a MATLAB routine someone has sent you.

"Me too!" :)

I've been using Octave for 16 or 17 years after becoming very comfortable 
with Matlab during my degree.  It has been great for my modest needs.

I've been aware of SciLab most or all of that time but never used it since 
Octave was fine for my needs.



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