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Re: Derivative function

From: Miquel Cabanas
Subject: Re: Derivative function
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 15:50:52 +0100
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On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 03:37:56PM +0100, Ricardo Cervera wrote:
> I wanted to know if it is possible to get the derivative
> function of a function given, using Octave. I mean, something
> like:
> function y = f(x)
> y = sin(x);
> endfunction
> And what I am looking for is f'(x), for example cos(x).

you're looking for a symbolic maths package like Maxima or
Yacas. A good starting point is the Scientific Applications
for Linux website at,


Miquel E Cabanas ------------------------------------------------------
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