Scilab 5.5.2 Description:
Scilab is a cross-platform and open source project that provides users with a numerical computation software for the GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. It can be used for teaching mathematics, automatic control engineering, and engineering sciences in high schools. Key features includes over 1.700 mathematical functions, 2 D and 3D graphics/animation, linear algebra, signal processing, sparse matrices, statistics, non-differentiable and differentiable optimization, ODE and DAE solver, approximation, and LMI optimization. It also features polynomials, interpolation, rational functions, a hybrid dynamic systems simulator and modeler, robust and classic control, as well as interfaces for various programming languages, including C, C++, Fortran, Java, and LabVIEW.