[SciPy-user] RE : Re: SciPy Data Analysis Workbench

Matthew Vernon matthew at sel.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 18 08:03:38 CST 2007


On 18 Jan 2007, at 13:56, John Hassler wrote:

> To be still more fair, Scilab should be compared to Matlab, not  
> Python.  Scilab (free) doesn't have the polish of Matlab  
> (expensive), but is as usable as Matlab for a very wide range of  
> problems.  In fact, I like the structure of Scilab much better than  
> that of Matlab and its abominable "function equals m-file"  
> requirement.

If you're looking for matlab replacements, I'd recommend GNU Octave.  
It is mostly compatible with matlab syntax, too.

http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/

Cheers,

Matthew

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Farm Animal Epidemiology and Informatics Unit
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge
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