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What is IDL?

IDL stands for Interactive Data Language. The full package consists of the language itself, a real-time compilation-execution environment, and extensive subroutine libraries. It was developed for processing images, and has large followings among professionals in the fields of astronomy and medical imaging. In the SFSU P&A Department we use as a general-purpose tool for scientific calculation and graphical data analysis.
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