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Examples for support purposes...

Playing around a little with SciLab in SageMathCloud. Following [Scilab for very beginners](file:///Users/wstein/Downloads/Scilab_beginners.pdf).

Note: there are currently annoying control codes in the output, when you use "%scilab".

Note: If you make a command-line terminal on SageMathCloud and just type scilab it fails, but if you type scilab -nw it works.

scilab('4+5')
9.
%scilab

4+5
 ans = 9.
%default_mode scilab
 57/4
 ans = 14.25
(2+9)^5
 ans = 161051.
2+3.4
 ans = 5.4
sqrt(9)
 ans = 3.

We can't just write %e as in the tutorial, since that is SMC's notation to switch to a different mode for the cell.

%scilab
%e
 %e = 2.7182818
2+3*%i
 ans = 2. + 3.i
(1+sqrt(5))/2
 ans = 1.618034
exp(10)/factorial(10)
 ans = 0.0060699
a
 !--error 4 Undefined variable: a
a=%pi/4
 a = 0.7853982
a
 a = 0.7853982
function d=dollars(e,t);
    d=e*t;
endfunction

dollars(200,1.4)
 ans = 280.
function y=f(x);
    y=36/(8+exp(-x));
endfunction

function y=g(x);
    y=4*x/9+4;
endfunction

f(10)
 ans = 4.4999745
g(12.5)
 ans = 9.5555556
v=[3;-2;5]
 v = 3. - 2. 5.
m=[1 2 3;4 5 6;7 8 9]
 m = 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
m*m
 ans = 30. 36. 42. 66. 81. 96. 102. 126. 150.
3:10
 ans = 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
1:2:10
 ans = 1. 3. 5. 7. 9.

I don't think SMC has automatic support for scilab plots. If there were interest, it would probably be easy to implement.

plot(1,2,".r")


But you can display plots anyways as follows:

%sage
def show_plot():
    scilab.eval("xs2svg(gcf(),'/tmp/scilab.svg')"); salvus.file("/tmp/scilab.svg")
%sage show_plot()
plot([1,3],[2,5])

%sage show_plot()
function y=f(x)
    y=(x^2+2*x)*exp(-x)
endfunction
x=linspace(-2,5,50);
plot(x,f)
Warning : redefining function: f . Use funcprot(0) to avoid this message  
%sage show_plot()
clf
X=[1,2,5];n1=[5,10,5];n2=[6,8,7];
bar(X,[n1',n2'])
  
%sage show_plot()