On 12/05/2012 05:15 PM, Admin Tensor wrote:
> To the OP:
>
> If you want to do a lot of math with vectors and surds (symbolic
> computation), I think for now you are better off using Python rather
> than Ruby.  I am sorry to say this.
>
> Regards,
>
> Bill
>
For numerics there are several packages with fast Vector/Matrix implementation with lots of features

1. NArray : http://rubygems.org/gems/narray
2. bindings to the GNU scientific library: http://rubygems.org/gems/gsl

hth
ralf