TeLa the Tensor Language

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For installers

For users and miscellanea

Last modified: 29 July 1997

From 3th Aug 1994: First announcement of Tela

a new freely usable numerical computing environment

Tela (the TEnsor LAnguage) is a numerical computing environment mainly targeted for numerical simulation pre- and postprocessing work.


How to get it

Anonymous ftp to This is the primary distribution site. Notice that it is in Finland, Europe. There you can find the source code for Tela itself as well as for other needed packages. Binary distributions for some systems are also included (now only SGI, but Linux is coming soon and probably Sun, HP, IBM ...).

What to do with it

If you have a system that is not included in the binary distributions, you should consider building it yourself from the sources and sending the image to Installing Tela from scratch is not difficult, but takes some time.

Bugs & suggestions

should be mailed to and You can also access Tela help files from here, or look at graphics examples. Humor department is at telatalk.