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 +====== GNUPLOT ======
  
 +[[http://​www.gnuplot.info/​|GNUPLOT]] is a command-line program that can generate two- and three-dimensional plots of functions, data, and data fits.\\
 +Why use GNUPLOT?\\
 +  * Performs fast data plotting of text files (no binary file).
 +  * Nice and in-depth graphs.
 +  * Command line.
 +  * Can query your data by AWK language.
 +  * Built-in standard functions.
 +  * Built up specific functions.
 +  * NO FILE SIZE LIMITATION ​
 +  * NO ROW AND COLUMNS LIMITATION
 +\\
 +In the case studies gnuplot will be used to produce complex graphic animations.\\
 +In the tutorial just few examples of data plotting will be shown in order to quickly discover the data distribution and pattern analysis.  ​
 +Graphical settings such as legend and axis format will not be explained and can be easily found in the links. ​
 +
 +You can access to gnuplot by:
 +<code bash>
 +gnuplot
 +</​code>​
 +and in gnuplot you can enter in help page by:
 +//help command//\\
 +Example:
 +<code bash>
 +help plot
 +</​code>​
 +
 +
 +
 +
 +===== Gnuplot Tutorials =====
 +  * [[gnuplotsintax|The Gnuplot syntax]]
 +  * [[gnurun|Running Gnuplot]]
 +
 +===== Gnuplot exercises =====
 +These exercises create scripts that will be stored in ~/​ost4sem/​exercise/​basic_adv_gnuplot.\\ ​
 +
 +Open the kate file and copy/paste the lines to the terminal.\\ ​
 +
 +You can can also interact with the shell using other commands and inserting comments in the editor.\\
 +You can run it directly by:
 +<code bash> ​
 +sh file_name.sh ​
 +</​code> ​
 +The files that are used in these exercises are also used in the case study.\\
 +Try to explore the file and understand thoroughly the data structure, in order to follow the case study script for each step.\\
 +
 +  * [[gnuplotbasic | Basic gnuplot scripts]]
 +  * [[gnuplotadvance | Advance gnuplot scripts ]]
 +
 +===== Gnuplot links  =====
 +
 +  * [[ http://​www.gnuplot.info/​ | gnuplot homepage ]]
 +  * [[ http://​www.gnuplot.info/​docs/​gnuplot.html | Official documentation ]]
 +  * [[ http://​www.gnuplot.info/​docs_4.0/​gpcard.pdf | Reference card ]]
 +  * [[ http://​t16web.lanl.gov/​Kawano/​gnuplot/​index-e.html | Gnuplot Example]]
 +  * [[ http://​www.me.umn.edu/​~langlais/​UMN/​gnuplot-shortcourse/​gnuplot.pdf | Short Course]]
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