Install Octave on a Mac using Homebrew for Machine Learning Prototyping
How to install Octave environment using Homebrew for Machine Learning prototyping.
Octave is a programming environment that makes it easier to prototype machine learning algorithms. The open-source software is free to download, making it a friendly alternative to MatLab. Octave is not meant to replace your production-ready Java, Python, or C++. Instead, it will help you test out your idea (or intuition) without having to write lots of code.
If you prefer a direct download, download Octave here.
Step 1: Install Homebrew
If you do not have Homebrew installed, then read this article first.
Step 2: Install Octave
brew install octave
Step 3: Open Octave
- Octave Wiki
- Octave on Sourceforge - Probability distributions, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, t-tests, ANOVA, plots, histograms, clustering analysis.
If Terminal complains about not having a formula for Octave, try this.