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8. Knoppix Reloaded > 104. Analyze Quantian

Analyze Quantian

Quantian is an extension of Knoppix and ClusterKnoppix tailored to numerical and quantitative analysis.

The Quantian live DVD distribution (http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com/quantian.html) adds a quantitative facet to Knoppix. Based on ClusterKnoppix [Distribute the Load with ClusterKnoppix], Quantian adds software with a quantitative, numerical, and scientific focus: several computer-algebra systems; higher-level matrix languages; data-visualization tools; a variety of scientific, numeric, and engineering applications, as well as many different programming languages and libraries. A particular focal point is the R language and environment for statistical computing.

With its unique combination of the Knoppix-based ease of use and the additions of both openMosix cluster computing and a very rich set of scientific packages, Quantian can be of immediate use. It allows to:


  

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