Swing Low, Sweet Probability: Guessing the results of every match in the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today's guest blogger is Matt Tearle, who works on our MATLAB training materials here at MathWorks. Originally from New Zealand, Matt was delighted with the All Blacks' recent victory at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. What better way to celebrate than to analyze the results with MATLAB?... read more >>

Posted by Loren Shure,

I have to admit, I enjoy puns and plays on words of almost any kind. As I was driving to work this morning, I was thinking about the MATLAB function eval. And something just clicked for me. I am sure the person sitting in the car beside me at the light thought I was crazy.... read more >>

Analyzing Baby Names with MATLAB R2015b1

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today's guest blogger is Matt Tearle, from the Training Services group here at MathWorks. Matt puts two data analysis functions introduced in R2015b through their paces with some unexpected uses.... read more >>

What’s Up, Doc?5

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today’s guest blogger is Leslie McBrayer, who is in the Documentation group at MathWorks. Her team's goal is to make it easier for you to learn how to use our products. She is writing today about some features of the R2015b documentation: a few that are new, and a few that have been around for some time.... read more >>

Can We Predict a Breakup? Social Network Analysis with MATLAB7

Posted by Loren Shure,

The R2015b release is here and one of the exciting new features lets us create, explore, and analyze graphs and networks. Today's guest blogger, Toshi Takeuchi, shows you how to get started with social network analysis using this new feature.... read more >>

ODE Solver Selection in MATLAB

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today, I'd like to welcome Josh Meyer as this week's guest blogger. Josh works on the Documentation team here at MathWorks, where he writes and maintains some of the MATLAB Mathematics documentation. In this post, Josh provides a bit of advice on how to choose which ODE solver to use. Over to you, Josh...... read more >>

Individual Axis Customization2

Posted by Loren Shure,

The R2015b release contains some new features for individual axis customization. Ben Hinkle, who works with the graphics team sometimes, goes through a number of plotting scenarios where these features can help simplify your code. This post shows some nicer techniques for making these pretty plots using R2015b vs. those in Loren's recent post using early versions of MATLAB.... read more >>

Text Mining Shakespeare with MATLAB4

Posted by Loren Shure,

Have you ever wondered how Google provides the auto-complete feature in Google Suggest? Or sometimes you see results of hilarious or annoying auto-correct features on your smartphone? Today's guest blogger, Toshi Takeuchi, explains a natural language processing approach through a fun text mining example with Shakespeare.... read more >>

Finding the Closest Value Less than a Threshold15

Posted by Loren Shure,

I just got asked a question about a good way to find the closest value in a vector that was less than a threshold. My solution is fairly short, and demonstrates some of my favorite MATLAB techniques. I will compare also show you an "obvious" solution.... read more >>

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