# Scilab

Scilab is an actively used programming language created in 1990. Scilab is an open source, cross-platform numerical computational package and a high-level, numerically oriented programming language. It can be used for signal processing, statistical analysis, image enhancement, fluid dynamics simulations, numerical optimization, and modeling, simulation of explicit and implicit dynamical systems and (if the corresponding toolbox is installed) symbolic manipulations. Scilab is one of the two major open-source alternatives to MATLAB, the other one being GNU Octave. Read more on Wikipedia...

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- Scilab ranks in the top 20% of languages
- the Scilab wikipedia page
- Scilab first appeared in 1990
- file extensions for Scilab include sci, sce and tst
- See also: c, java, fortran, freebsd, linux, matlab, octave, modelica, simulink, sagemath
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### Example code from Linguist:

disp(%pi);

### Example code from Wikipedia:

// A simple plot of z = f(x,y) t=[0:0.3:2*%pi]'; z=sin(t)*cos(t'); plot3d(t,t,z)

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