MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications.
Matlab is widely used around the university for research and is incorporated into many taught courses.
In August 2014 the University of Oxford signed an annual Mathworks Campus TAH (Total Academic Headcount) agreement giving a site license for MATLAB and a suite of 50 associated toolboxes. The license allows access for all staff and students for any research and teaching with unlimited users and on any computers including home use on personal computers. The site license only covers non-commercial usage http://www.mathworks.co.uk/academia/tah-support-program/. In addition the university already had a separate Mathworks Student TAH agreement covering student owned computers only.
Information about obtaining and installing Matlab is available at http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/~labejp/TAH/matlabTAH.html.
- Undergraduate Students for personally owned computers should download the installation instructions from https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/software
- Research Students and Staff for personally owned computers should download the installation instructions from https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/software
- Department of Materials owned desktops should have Matlab installed by IT staff and should be configured use the concurrent license server. Contact IT staff who can automatically remotely deploy Matlab. Using the license server means that the local installation does not need updating each year when the license is renewed.
- Department of Materials owned laptops should typically have Matlab installed by the primary users using the installation instructions https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/software which gives the benefit that Matlab will work without a network connection, however this does mean that the software license will need to be updated annually. Alternatively IT staff can remotely deploy the Matlab onto departmental laptops upon request, but configured to use the license server - thus needing a network connection.
- Information about obtaining and installing Matlab is available at http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/~labejp/TAH/matlabTAH.html.
- Concurrent license server information http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/matlab/
- Mathworks Website http://www.mathworks.co.uk
- Video tutorial resources http://www.mathworks.co.uk/academia/tah-support-program/educators.html