- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 1/2012 on page 36
#1 for Open Source Numerical Calculation
Supported by a consortium of industrial users and already in use around the world, Scilab now represents a credible alternative to Matlab. Apart from the not-insignificant cost benefit, the access to and complete control over the source code often constitute a decisive argument in its being adopted by numerous users, including the strategic sectors of defence and aeronautics.