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Preview of Scilab 5.4.0

Scilab 5.4.0-alpha 1 is a test version provided to the community. This version includes Scilab Desktop, a file browser component, XML file reading and writing functionalities, some major ergonomics developments of the variable editor and many bug fixes. Test it… This version is provided "as is" and may or may not be suitable for production use. If you find a bug, please report it to&n...
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2011 Scilab Open Source Software Contest

And the winners are… The 10th edition of Scilab Open Source Software Contest was held in Oct 12-14, 2011, University of Science & technology Beijing, China. The two first prizes are: Rotational Inertia Toolbox, by FU Qingyu, Foshan University This toolbox allows to calculate the moment of inertial of a rigid body with a regular shape when the rigid body rotates around a spatial...
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Quality Process

Scilab uses Antepedia Notifier, solution for open source continuous detection Antepedia Notifier, an Antelink product, continuously and automatically detects the open source components integrated into software development repository. It provides notifications to engineers and project managers and continuously checks licenses of detected open source files and their compatibility with their lice...
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Scilab in Elektor

An article on Scilab is available in #402 of French edition of Elektor Magazine On page 20, you will discover a complete article entitled “Scilab, le choix de l’open source pour le calcul numérique” (Scilab, open source choice for numerical computation). Throughout the article, examples will guide the reader to discover and use Scilab software. ...
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Google Summer of Code 2011

Read more about Scilab involvement on Google Blog  
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Scilab Enterprises unveils new website

This new website presents all activities and expertise of Scilab Enterprises, professional support and services around Scilab, Open Source Software for numerical computation Our new website
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Scilab at Educatec-Educatice

The education trade show on november 23-24 and 25, 2011 in Paris, Porte de Versailles The Scilab Consortium exhibits at the next Educatec-Educatice trade show on booth C31. Recognized as having educational value awarded by the French Department of Education in June 2011, we invite you to discover Scilab, Free and Open Source software for numerical computation and its possibilities for us...
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Scilab for High Schools

A new leaflet of corrected exercises in statistics and probability using Scilab is available for download his leaflet provides French mathematics teachers with corrected exercises in statistics and probability for 2de and 1re French class levels. Those examples using Scilab and its module "Lycée" are suited to the new French 2011-2012 high school programs.  stats_proba_102011.pdf 4...
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New in Scilab Online Help

Improvements and new features of the search engine Scilab users can now use the search engine with the following improvements: Words with underscore, _, are now accepted as keyword, For example: http://help.scilab.org/docs/5.3.3/en_US/search/add_demo Wildcards searches are possible For example: http://help.scilab.org/docs/5.3.3/en_US/search/plot* Better quality and presentatio...
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Final review of Scilab projects in the Google Summer of Code 2011

The balance sheet of the 2011 edition is very positive, as on 9 selected projects on Scilab, 7 of them have been successfully completed. For the third consecutive year, Scilab has been involved in the Google Summer of Code as mentoring organization. The involvement of the students and the quality of the achieved work was remarked and appreciated. CGLAB Module (a CGAL-based extension)&nbs...
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Scilab Toolbox Japan Contest 2011

And the winners are… With the support of the National Institute of Informatics, the Scilab Toolbox Japan Contest is organized every year to encourage broad use of Scilab software by students in Japanese universities and colleges. 2011 edition prizewinners are now known and divided into two categories: students and general section. Students Section Grand Prize Winner: Ms. Satoko Kikkawa ...
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Mailing Lists

New for French users To meet the needs of many users, a new mailing list for our French users has been created: users-fr@lists.scilab.org. In parallel, the mailing List "Lycée" is now named "Enseignement" to expand its use and welcome the French teachers from high school...
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New version of module lycée

Version 1.4-1 of French Module Lycée offers new functions in statistics and probability To update or install this version, click on Scilab menu Applications > Module Manager - ATOMS, and then on Education> Module Lycée. This version 1.4-1 of Module Lycée offers new functions in statistics and probability that can be used in French clas...
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Scilab in Linux Pratique

An article on Scilab is available in #66 of the French Magazine Linux Pratique Entitled "Affichez vos modèles Blender 3D en situation dans Scilab" - Display your 3-D model Blender in situation in Scilab, the article on page 28 of the magazine explains how to help the user to display a 3-D object in situation in Scilab. The author Yann Morère highlights the adaptability and ...
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Scilab is recognized as having educational value by the French Department of Education

Scilab and its module for High schools have been granted with the RIP label ("Reconnu d'intérêt pédagogique” - recognized as having educational value) by the committee decision of June 15, 2011 Awarded by the French Department of Education, this label is designed to guide teachers in selecting tools that meet the needs and requirements of the educational system. Consu...
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Scilab 5.3.3

We are glad to announce the release of Scilab 5.3.3 Scilab 5.3.3 corrects two serious bugs causing : the Japanese and Polish localizations to fail, the Mac OS X version to fail under Mac OS X 10.6.8 following Apple last update. Download the latest release of Scilab Major changes with Scilab 5.3.2
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Back to ScilabTEC 2011

All the media documents that were presented during ScilabTEC 2011 on June 29 at the École Polytechnique, are available for download
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Scilab back under Mac OS X 10.6.8

A development version of Scilab can be downloaded Following the last update of Apple Mac OS X version 10.6.8, Scilab 5.3.2 does not load properly. The bug fix will be part of Scilab 5.3.3 release planned for next weeks.  Meanwhile you can download a development version which works under Mac OS X 10.6.8 here For more information, please report to the related bug
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Scilab 5.3.2 under Mac OS X 10.6.8

The last Apple update prevents Scilab from launching Following the last update of Apple Mac OS X version 10.6.8, Scilab 5.3.2 does not load properly. We are actively working to resolve the situation so that users can benefit again and as soon as possible of the features of Scilab under this platform. For more information, please report to the related bug
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Scilab 5.3.2 under Mac OS X 10.6.8

We are glad to announce the release of Scilab 5.3.2 Scilab 5.3.2 offers users various improvements of Scinotes - the text editor, of Xcos and its documentation, and new functions. Download the latest release of Scilab Major changes with Scilab 5.3.1
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