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date Tue, 06 May 2008 06:20:36 -0400
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<h1>Octave</h1>

<p>
Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical
computations.  It provides a convenient command line interface for
solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically.
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<h2>News</h2>
<p>
Version 2.0.10 was released Friday February 6, 1998.  Most bugs reported
since the release of version 2.0 have been fixed.
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<p>
Version 2.0 was released Tuesday December 10, 1996.  There are many
new features including:
<ul>
<li>dynamic linking support on more systems</li>
<li>user-defined data types</li>
<li>many new functions</li>
<li>lots of bug fixes</li>
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A more complete <a href="NEWS-2.html">list of changes for version 2</a>
is a available as is an older <a href="NEWS-1.html">list of changes for
versions up to 1.1.1</a>.
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<h3>Source and Binaries</h3>
<p>
Octave source and binaries are available by anonymous ftp from
<a href="ftp://ftp.che.wisc.edu/pub/octave">ftp://ftp.che.wisc.edu/pub/octave</a>.
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<p>
Additional information about using
<a href="http://wotan.ikp.physik.th-darmstadt.de/os2/Octave/octave.html">
Octave on OS/2 systems</a> is available, thanks to the work of
<a href="mailto:gebhardt@crunch.ikp.physik.th-darmstdt.de">Klaus Gebhardt</a>.
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<a href="http://www.xraylith.wisc.edu/~khan/software/gnu-win32">
Binaries for Windows NT/95 systems</a> are also available, thanks to
the work of <a href="mailto:khan@xraylith.wisc.edu">Mumit Khan</a>.
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<h3>Documentation</h3>
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To get started, there is a
<a href="readme.html">brief introduction</a>, and also the 
<a href="doc/octave_1.html">preface</a> to the manual.  For more
detailed information, you can browse the
<a href="doc/octave_toc.html">complete documentation</a>, which has
been converted to HTML directly from the Texinfo source using
texi2html.
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If you still have questions, there is always the
<a href="http://www.che.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/info2www?(octave-faq)Top">
FAQ</a> (with answers).
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<h3>Mailing Lists</h3>
<p>
There are three active mailing lists devoted to Octave.  The
<em>help-octave</em> mailing list is available for questions related
to using, installing, and porting Octave that are not adequately
answered by the Octave manual or by the FAQ.  The <em>bug-octave</em>
list is used for reporting bugs.  the <em>octave-sources</em> list is
for posting sources and enhancements to Octave.
A <a href="mailing-lists/index.html">complete archive</a> of postings
and <a href="mailing-lists/index.html#JOIN">instructions for joining
the lists</a> is also available.
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<h3>Contributed Functions</h3>
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An archive of contributed functions for Octave is available from
<a href="http://www.tsc.uvigo.es/GTS/Octave">http://www.tsc.uvigo.es/GTS/Octave</a>.
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<p>
<a href="http://www.che.wisc.edu/~jwe">John W. Eaton</a><br>
<a href="mailto:jwe@bevo.che.wisc.edu"><i>jwe@bevo.che.wisc.edu</i></a><br>
University of Wisconsin<br>
Department of Chemical Engineering<br>
Madison WI 53719
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