Matpack C++ Numerics and Graphics Library is a C++ library containing many functions, classes and interactive tools which are useful in everyday life of scientists and engineers.

Numerics Highlights: classes for matrix and vector algebra (with or without BLAS support), Fourier transform and convolution, random numbers and distributions, quaternions, interpoation, ordinary differential equations, special functions.

Data visualization highlights: image manipulation library, 2d drawing library,3d rendering engine.

Matpack comes with its own powerful X windows GUI (a class library) and many demos.

Tool highlights: Xmatrix - the interactive tool for the visualization of scientific data, Mandel - the fractal explorer, Falpha - the multifractal analyzer, Elements - the interactive periodic table, Calculator - the textual input pocet calculator with many special functions.

Matpack contains an extensive online documentation.

The Online Physics/Mathematics Handbook comprises periodic table data, isotope data, fundamental constants data, articles about fractals, historical data about Nobel prices, biographies and many more.

Current Version:   1.6.1

License Type:   GPL

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Yes, from Home Site

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  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   Yes (tar.gz)

Targeted Platforms:

Linux, SunOS, DEC Alpha OSF

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