Jean Zay: The GSL library


GSL (GNU Scientific Library) is a numerical library which offers a wide range of mathematical routines such as random number generators, operations of vector handling and sparse and dense matrices, linear algebra routines, eigenvalue calculator functions, partial differential equation solving functions, and many more.

Installed versions

  • 2.5 with the GCC 9.1.0 compiler
  • 2.5 with the Intel 19.0.4 compiler


The library is accessible via the module command.

$ module load gsl/2.5/intel-19.0.4

To know which versions are installed on the machine:

$ module avail gsl