Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations in a
user-friendly environment.
Main features
* Hundreds of mathematical functions
* High level programming language
* 2-D and 3-D graphics
* Advanced data structures and user defined data types
* Xcos: hybrid dynamic systems modeler and simulator
2-D and 3-D visualization
* Lines
* Pie charts
* Histograms
* Surfaces
* Animations
* Graphics export in many formats: GIF, BMP, JPEG, SVG, PDF...
Numerical computation
* Linear algebra
* Sparse matrices
* Polynomials and rational functions
* Simulation: explicit and implicit systems of differential
equations solvers
* Classic and robust control
* Differentiable and non-differentiable optimization
Data analysis
* Interpolation, approximation
* Signal Processing
* Statistics
Extended features
* Graphs and Networks
* Interface with Fortran, C, C++, Java
* Functions for calling Scilab from C, C++, Fortran and Java
* LabVIEW Gateway
* A large number of modules available via ATOMS