octave

  1. octave
    1. Description
    2. Author
    3. Requirements
    4. Documentation
      1. Usage
    5. Example
    6. Limitations
    7. Changelog
    8. License

Description

Octave extension for Chicken and Gambit Scheme.

Author

Pierre-Alexandre Fournier

Requirements

GNU/Octave and gnuplot have to be installed.

With Chicken Scheme, the posix extension is needed:

 (use posix)

Documentation

The octave egg provides a simple interface for GNU/Octave use in Chicken and Gambit Scheme systems. The egg is meant to be used as a graph utility using the GNU/Octave interface to gnuplot. Comments and contributions are welcomed.

Here are some screenshots.

Usage

To start:

 (octave:start)

To stop:

 (octave:stop)

Example

(use posix octave)

(octave:start)
(octave:version)
(octave:plot '(1 2 3) '(3 2 1))
(octave:title "Simple plot")
(octave:xlabel "xbar")
(octave:ylabel "ybar")
(octave:grid "on")
(octave:grid "off")
(octave:semilogx '(1 2 3) '(3 2 1))
(octave:title "SemilogX")
(octave:semilogy '(1 2 3) '(3 2 1))
(octave:title "SemilogY")
(octave:figure)
(octave:loglog '(1 1.5 211.8) '(2 2.3 21.0)  '(1 1.5 222.3) '(1.2 2.4 2222.0))
(octave:figure)
(octave:polar (iota 50) (iota 50))
(octave:title "Rose")
octave:supported-file-types ;;; to see supported file formats
(octave:save-plot-to "png" "rose.png")
(octave:figure)
(octave:title "Bar")
(octave:bar (iota 5) (iota 5))
(octave:figure)
(octave:title "Mesh 3D")
(octave:mesh (list (iota 4) (iota 4 2)))
(octave:figure)
(octave:title "ImageSC")
(octave:imagesc (list (iota 4) (iota 4 2)))
(octave:figure)
(octave:title "Mesh XYZ")
(octave:mesh-xyz (iota 3) (iota 2) (list (iota 3) (iota 3)))
(octave:save-plot-to "postscript" "foo.ps")
(octave:figure)
(octave:title "Y Error bars")
(octave:errorbar (list 1.1 2.1 3.1 4.1) (list 1.1 2.1 3.1 4.1) (list 2 3 4 3))
(octave:figure)
(octave:title "Boxes Error bars")
(octave:errorbar (list 1 2 3 4) (list 2 3 2 3) (list .1 .2 .2 .1) (list .1 .2 .2 .2) (list .2 .1 .2 .2) (list .4 .3 .2 .1) "'#~>'")
(octave:stop)

Limitations

This simple GNU/Octave interface has some limitations:

Changelog

License

The octave egg is released under the BSD license.