[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.




Matthew Vernon MA VetMB LGSM MRCVS
Farm Animal Epidemiology and Informatics Unit
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge

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