[plt-scheme] DrScheme as alternative to Matlab

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 11 22:15:31 EDT 2009

Doug, can you describe to someone like Jason how he can assist you?

On Aug 11, 2009, at 8:57 PM, Doug Williams wrote:

> We actually do a lot of analysis work in Scheme - migrating from  
> Python and Matlab. The science collection (http://planet.plt- 
> scheme.org/display.ss?package=science.plt&owner=williams) and PLot  
> (that comes with PLT Scheme) are the basis for this. We also have  
> some additional plotting and animation capabilities that aren't  
> (yet) on PLaneT. I had hoped to mature the science collection into  
> something I was calling Schemelab, which would be more MatLab-like,  
> but work has gotten me back over on the agent-based simulation side  
> again.
> Anyway, depending on what you're looking to do, much of the  
> framework is there. I do wish it was more integrated, but it takes  
> time.
> Doug
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 3:26 PM, Jason <jason.lillywhite at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> Anyone out there heard of someone using drscheme as an alternative to
> matlab? With some libraries and plotting ability, it seems it could
> work. I'll be starting an engineering programming class with a lab
> that uses matlab. I might try doing some of the assignments in
> DrScheme...
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