Software – Free alternatives
software is specialized code used to analyze, model, or compute
symbolic, or geometric information. Many numerical suites are computer
systems that use symbolic algebra. They are designed to solve classical
equations and tasks in close-to-common notation. This is a short list
is an open source software with a GPL compatible licence. The Scilab
is involved in the Open Source world in a number of ways. Libraries are
with accepted and recognized licenses by the Free, Libre, Open Source
Examples in this site
is the new name of ScilabGtk. This change of name has been taken in
avoid confusion with Scilab, which is no longer developed at INRIA.
is used in particular for disributing new software developments from
activities of the Metalau team at INRIA and ENPC, such as Scicos and
Octave is a high-level interpreted language, intended for numerical
computations. It provides capabilities for the numerical solution of
nonlinear problems, and for performing other numerical experiments. It
provides graphics capabilities for data visualization and
Octave language is quite similar to Matlab so that most programs are
is a clone of Matlab, but written entirely in java. A
library of functions designed to be used in evaluating complex
display the results graphically. It’ll be used either interactively
terminal like window or to interpret script files. It is intended to be
a java version
of programs such as Matlab, Scilab, Octave, and FreeMat.
is a software for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical
including differentiation, integration, Laplace transforms,
equations, systems of linear equations, polynomials, lists, vectors,
and tensors. Maxima produces high precision numeric results by using
fractions, arbitrary precision integers, and variable precision
numbers. It can plot functions and data in 2D and 3D. Maxima is a
Macsyma, the computer algebra system developed at the MIT.
Euler Mathematical Toolbox is a powerful, mature software for numerical
symbolic computations. Euler is similar to Matlab, but has an own
style, and a
slightly different syntax. Symbolic mathematics is supported in Euler
open algebra system Maxima.
is an environment for rapid engineering and scientific prototyping and
processing. Similar to commercial systems such as Matlab and IDL, but
source. It’s available under the GPL license.
a highly usable toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. It has
to use API and it’s written in C, but has bindings to many other
programming languages such as C++, Python and C# among others. GTK+ has
involved in many projects and some big platforms.
programming language for numerical analysis. Algae was developed
because of the
need of a fast and versatile tool, capable of handling large systems.
been applied to interesting problems in aerospace and related fields
than a decade.
and SciPy are two of many open-source packages for scientific computing
use the Python programming language.
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