[Tugindia] maths software hassle

Sridhar M.A. mas at uomphysics.net
Fri May 23 23:52:39 CEST 2003

On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 01:07:22PM +0530, Ajay Shah wrote:
   > 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.
yacas is another symbolic algebra package that is good.

If one does not have any complaints to use free (binary only) software,
mupad from http://www.mupad.de is very good. It has versions for linux,
solaris and windows. It is free for individual use.


Sridhar M.A.

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