Octave Programming Tutorial
by Henri Amuasi
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations. The purpose of this collection of tutorials is to get you through most (and eventually all) of the available Octave functionality from a basic level.
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