On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 9:43 PM, Benjamin J. Racine
<bjracine / glosten.com> wrote:
> I totally understand the desire to have thse capabilities and the elegance of ruby, but I think you'd find the science and engineering community in the python world worth looking at in more detail.
>
> Numpy, scipy, matplotlib, ipython mayavi2 are some buzzwords to look up and then decide for yourself.
>

It depends on what kind of science you are trying to do in ruby.

I would like to point out that there are ruby bindings for Root.
http://root.cern.ch/root/HowtoRuby.html

http://root.cern.ch/ ( loosely think of it as the software behind the LHC )

Andrew McElroy

> Regards,
> Ben R.
>
>
> ________________________________________
> From: Michel Demazure [michel / demazure.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 17, 2010 12:56 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Ruby and science ?
>
> Phillip Gawlowski wrote in post #969006:
>
>> Not quite, but have a look at ruby-toolbox.com (IIRC), which gives an
>> overview of what's available fir what. And there's the Ruby
>> Application Archive, of course.
>>
> 'gsl' was not in the toolbox, and (stupid me) I did not look in the RAA
> !
> _md
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