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GNU Octave (http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/) is a free numerical computing
 
GNU Octave (http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/) is a free numerical computing
environment largely compatible with Matlab. It is an old project, started in
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environment largely compatible with Matlab. It was started in
1992 by [[John W. Eaton]] and used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide
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1992 by [[John W. Eaton]] and is used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide
 
as a free alternative to Matlab.
 
as a free alternative to Matlab.
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contributions and test code before it is included in GNU Octave's core set of
 
contributions and test code before it is included in GNU Octave's core set of
 
functions.
 
functions.
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Recent and ongoing improvements include a GUI and just-in-time compilation capabilities.
    
=== Organization home page url ===
 
=== Organization home page url ===
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