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Subject: Re: FW: MATLAB clone
From: Orlando San Martin <>
Date: Sat, 01 May 1999 17:08:27 -0700

Zailo Leite wrote:

> Some one asked for a matlab clone in this list recently. Take a look at
> SCILAB, developed at the INRIA french lab, it might fit the bill. I've been
> toying with it (since I changed jobs and I can't afford a personal copy of
> MATLAB) and it seems OK for my needs...

I have never tried myself, but have heard that something called OCTAVE

to be found at :

is kinda a Matlab clone !!.

let me know if you find out about any of this !!.

> 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. It
> may also be used as a batch-oriented language.

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