Numerical computing environment developed to allow matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data and implementation of algorithms.

Matlab is a 4th-generation programming language, developed by Mathworks, used for numerical and symbolic computing and user interfaces creation.

It interfaces with external programming languages as C, C++, Java, Fortran, Python.

Created by Cleve Moler in the late of '70s, it found a strong audience within the applied mathematics field.

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