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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 was started in
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environment largely compatible with Matlab. [[User:jwe|John W. Eaton]] began the project in 1992 and remains the primary maintainer.  Development is quite active with more than 20 volunteers currently involved.  Octave is also widely used in teaching, industry, and research.  It has gained attention as the recommended tool for a number of distributed online courses such as Stanford's machine learning course '''LINK'''.
1992 by [[John W. Eaton]] and is used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide
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as a free alternative to Matlab.
      
GNU Octave has an extensive core of functions useful for computations
 
GNU Octave has an extensive core of functions useful for computations
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functions.
 
functions.
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Recent and ongoing improvements include a GUI and just-in-time compilation capabilities.
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Recent and ongoing improvements include a GUI and just-in-time compilation capabilities, both of which started as GSoC projects.
    
=== Organization home page url ===
 
=== Organization home page url ===

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