Hi gnuplot developpers !
The LWN.net issue of the last week (made freely available today)
contains a good article about software for scientific publications :
"Using open-source tools for documenting research". The author, Carl
Bolduc, makes a quick inventory of scientific software which can replace
the expensive ones commonly used by lots of researchers. The article
focuses on publications, not on computations or data processing. You
will happily note that gnuplot is the software chosen for producing high
Continuing in your path to build an open-source research writing box,
you need a powerful tool to generate plots from your precious experiment
results. That is where Gnuplot enters the scene, with its almost
limitless possibilities. Gnuplot is a command-line plotting utility with
easy to learn commands that enable you to create high quality 2D and 3D
plots suitable for scientific publications. It can output LaTeX and EPS
code which can be inserted in your LaTeX documents. You can check out
this demo that shows the wide variety of Gnuplot's capabilities."
The url : http://lwn.net/Articles/167317/
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