Scilab facts for kids
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6.1.0 / 25 February 2020
|Written in||Scilab, C, C++, Java, Fortran|
|Operating system||BSDs (e.g., FreeBSD), Linux, macOS, Windows|
|Available in||English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese, Czech, Polish|
Hello World! in Scilab:
Scilab has many toolboxes for different tasks, such as
- Scilab Image Processing Toolbox (SIP) and its variants (such as SIVP). This is used for image processing.
- Scilab Wavelet Toolbox: Used for wavelets
- Scilab Java and .NET Module
- Scilab Remote Access Module
More are available on ATOMS Portal or the Scilab forge.
Differences between GNU Octave
GNU Octave is also a MATLAB-like language. But it was made by different technical viewpoints.
The original purpose of Scilab was numerical analysis (such as numerical methods for ordinary differential equations). Today, it is also used in scientific education and optimization.
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