[ Installing Octave/MATLAB on Windows ]
Installing Octave on Windows
Use this link to install Octave for windows: http://wiki.octave.org/Octave_for_Microsoft_Windows
Octave on Windows can be used to submit programming assignments in this course but will likely need a patch provided in the discussion forum. Refer to https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning/discussions/vgCyrQoMEeWv5yIAC00Eog?page=2 for more information about the patch for your version.
Installing MATLAB on Windows
MathWorks is providing you access to MATLAB for use in your coursework. When planning your activity, please note that access is valid for 120 days upon activating.
Use the link provided to download and install. You will need to log-in to your MathWorks account, or create one if you do not have one. After starting the installer, accept all defaults and log-in to your MathWorks account when prompted.