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IDL

 

Description and Overview

IDL's primary use is in the analysis and display of scientific data through its programming, plotting, and image display facilities.

Features

    * 2-D Plotting & Contouring
    * Surface Plotting & 3-D Graphics
    * Graphic Effects
    * Color Systems
    * Curve & Surface Fitting
    * Image and Signal Processing
    * Eigensystems
    * Linear Systems
    * Sparse Linear Systems
    * Nonlinear Systems and Root Finding
    * Multi-Dimensional Optimization
    * Special & Transcendental Functions
    * Correlation Analysis and Forecasting
    * Hypothesis Testing
    * Multi-Dimensional Gridding and Interpolation
    * Mapping
    * Development and Programming Tools
    * Integrated Development Environment
    * User Interface Toolkit
    * IDL Insight
    * IDL DataMiner Option

Using IDL

First load the idl module:

module load idl

Then start IDL by running:

idl

IDL has a rich set of demos. To view them, in the IDL command line, type:

IDL> demo

The IDL supplied source for the library procedures and examples are in: $IDL_DIR/lib and $IDL_DIR/examples.

Documentation

For more information of IDL, please refer to the IDL software home page.

Availability

PackagePlatformCategoryVersionModuleInstall DateDate Made Default
IDL carver applications/ visualization 7.1 idl/7.1 2010-03-23 2010-03-23
IDL carver applications/ visualization 8.0 idl/8.0 2010-09-15 2012-01-13
IDL carver applications/ visualization 8.2 idl/8.2 2013-04-12 2013-05-20
IDL edison applications/ visualization 8.0 idl/8.0 2013-05-07 2013-05-07
IDL edison applications/ visualization 8.2 idl/8.2 2013-05-02 2013-05-20
IDL edison applications/ visualization 8.3 idl/8.3 2014-03-19
IDL hopper applications/ visualization 8.0 idl/8.0 2010-09-15 2012-01-25
IDL hopper applications/ visualization 8.0 idl/8.0 2010-11-16 2012-01-25
IDL hopper applications/ visualization 8.2 idl/8.2 2013-05-02 2013-05-20
IDL hopper applications/ visualization 8.3 idl/8.3 2014-03-19
IDL hopper applications/ visualization bout idl/bout 2013-08-29
IDL pdsf applications/ visualization 6.0 IDL/6.0 2012-03-16
IDL pdsf applications/ visualization 6.0-int IDL/6.0-int 2012-03-16
IDL pdsf applications/ visualization 6.0-rt IDL/6.0-rt 2012-03-16
IDL pdsf applications/ visualization 6.2 IDL/6.2 2012-03-16