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Ruby/GSL is a ruby interface to the GNU Scientific Library (GSL), for numerical computing with Ruby.


Using the gem command

Ruby/GSL may now be installed as a Ruby Gem by simply running

gem install rb-gsl

Note that the GSL libraries must already be installed before Ruby/GSL can be installed.


The Ruby/GSL reference manual follows and borrows large parts of the GSL reference manual.


See scripts in examples/ and tests/ directories.

Related Projects


Ruby/GSL is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License. This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY.

Bug Report

If you encounter bugs in Ruby/GSL, please e-mail to me, or submit reports on GitHub.


Yoshiki Tsunesada

July, 2004

David MacMahon

November, 2010

Jens Wille

November, 2013