[Israel.pm] PDL or Matlab?

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 00:18:37 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:11 AM, Roey Almog (Infoneto Ltd)
<almog at infoneto.co.il> wrote:
> Matlab does not need Perl.
> It has its own script and it can be compiled into stand alone application:
> http://www.mathworks.com/access/helpdesk_r13/help/toolbox/compiler/ch04st20.html
> However Matlab has its tag price

Checking on their site is 100 USD for the base + 70 USD/module ? Does
not seem to be too expensive.

> Perl on the other hand has PDL that can do many things on vector and
> matrix  and it is free.
> If all you need vector or matrix operation PDL will do.
> Matlab has more, much more then that it is one of the most complete
> math toolkits with development environment.

Roy, this does not help much.
What *is* in Matlab that is not in PDL ?


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