[Israel.pm] PDL or Matlab?
offer.kaye at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 03:16:03 PDT 2009
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> Roy, this does not help much.
> What *is* in Matlab that is not in PDL ?
Well, just for starters, Matlab is both a language and the
IDE/interactive-environment, while PDL is just a language.
But of course the main difference is in the hundreds of functions
Matlab has for solving mathematical equations in a large number of
fields. Take a look at the function reference:
Plus this is just for Matlab itself, not any of the addon toolkits and Modelsim.
This is not to say PDL doesn't have some things which Matlab doesn't
(open-source, Perl, free-as-in-beer :)) or that it does not have it's
place. But there are many things in Matlab which do not exist in PDL.
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