Guide to Software

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The example software in R and Matlab/Octave that follows has been used and tested on teaching graduate level courses but should be easily adapted for other purposes.

is a freeware programming language, aimed particularly at statistics applications, that mimics much of the functionality of S-Plus (see

Matlab (which also has Statistics and Fuzzy Toolboxes) is a commercial package available from The Mathworks:  (

Octave is a freeware program that is broadly compatible with Matlab code ( ).

Go to Matlab/Octave Software page 

Go to R Software page