STATISTICS

NAG Toolbox for Matlab

21 April 2008

Numerical Algorithms Group

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) has released the NAG Toolbox for Matlab.

The NAG Toolbox for Matlab allows users to call NAG’s numerical routines directly, using customised interfaces, from within the Matlab environment. The Toolbox gives access to increased mathematical and statistical functionality, which was previously unavailable or accessible only by purchasing multiple toolboxes.

The NAG Library, which is accessed via the NAG Toolbox for Matlab, is a large and comprehensive collection of mathematical and statistical algorithms. It is used by many finance houses and institutions, by academics in R&D and education and many other industries.

One of the key benefits of the NAG Toolbox for Matlab is the extensive integrated documentation that accompanies the product. Included in this are descriptions of every routine, its purpose and an example of use, which helps users pick the right routine for their problem. This comprehensive documentation is not currently available using Matlab independently, or in combination with other specialist toolboxes.

The NAG Toolbox for Matlab at its launch is available for Microsoft Windows 32 bit and Linux 32 and 64 bit and is compatible with Matlab versions 2007a, 2007b, and 2008b. A current NAG Fortran Library licence is required to enable the use of the Toolbox.

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