Software tool for stochastic simulation as well as for the stochastic optimization

Wolfgang Keller feliphil at gmx.net
Thu Feb 9 17:24:09 CET 2012


> I plan to work in decision support field in environmental engineering
> so I will use both the stochastic simulation as well as the stochastic
> optimization.
> I would like to select the best for both approaches software tool.
> 
> what you suggest ... Matlab ... python ... something else?

I have no clue whether it does stochastic simulation and optimisation,
but R is THE free open-source statistic analysis tool. It does have
a Python interface, RPy. And there's a free open-source replacement for
Matlab, Scilab. Which has a Python interface as well.

Sincerely,

Wolfgang

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