# Vintage Scientific Computing

I'm using this page to track pages related to the intersection of two of my interests: scientific computing and retrocomputing. Together, these interests make a pretty niche topic

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## MATLAB

Here are some posts on the history of MATLAB from the official MathWorks blog:

MultiMATLAB - Interesting for the large number of MATLAB to C compilers it cites.

## SAS

Selection from "Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U. S."

SAS grows from an on-campus project to an independent company (oral history)

## SPSS

The introduction to SPSS: statistical package for the social sciences (ISBN: 0070465312) has a lot of historical context for the development of SPSS

Retrocomputing ScientificComputing