[Tugindia] maths software hassle

Amitabh Trehan amitabhtrehan at softhome.net
Fri May 23 09:16:01 CEST 2003

> The 'big 5 free software choices' for doing mathematics, in my
> opinion, are:
>    Octave               (GPL implementation of a subset of matlab)
>    R                    (GPL implementation of 'S')
>    maxima               MIT Macsyma, symbolic math
>    GSL                  Gnu scientific library
>    gnuplot              Nice scientific graphics.
> I would strongly recommend each of these packages; they're really
> good.
>         -ans.
Have you had a look at SciLab? from INRIA France.


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