1 GNU Octave
1.1 Product Description
According to the GNU Octave website,
- GNU Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides a convenient command line interface for solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically, and for performing other numerical experiments using a language that is mostly compatible with Matlab.
GNU Octave is free, open-source software, and is issued with a GNU General Public Licence (GPL).
The GNU Octave software is available as source code or as binaries for the following operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows
- Linux (Packages are available for popular distributions such as Debian/Ubuntu, SuSE and Fedora/Red Hat)
- Mac OSX
- Sun Solaris
GNU Octave can be extended using packages from the Octave-Forge repository.