Loren on the Art of MATLAB

Bayesian Brain Teaser

Posted by Loren Shure,

Winter in Boston can get quite cold. When we get a lot of snow, we need to take a break after shoveling, and solving puzzles is nice way to spend time indoors. Today's guest blogger, Toshi Takeuchi, gives you an interesting brain teaser, written during one of the many 2015 snowstorms in Boston.... read more >>

The Ultimate Pi Day is Over… Now What?

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today's post is from guest blogger Dan Seal who works in the MATLAB Product Marketing team here at MathWorks. Dan recently celebrated Pi Day on 3/14/15 and wanted to know what other holidays he might be able to celebrate in the future.... read more >>

Why “Where’s Waldo”?

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today I'd like to introduce guest blogger Seth DeLand who works for the MATLAB Product Marketing team here at MathWorks. Today, Seth will be discussing some different optimization techniques that he used for developing a strategy for the puzzle-books "Where's Waldo?".... read more >>

Introduction to Market Basket Analysis 3

Posted by Loren Shure,

You probably heard about the "beer and diapers" story as the often quoted example of what data mining can achieve. It goes like this: some supermarket placed beer next to diapers and got more business because they mined their sales data and found that men often bought those two items together.... read more >>

Process “Big Data” in MATLAB with mapreduce 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today I’d like to introduce guest blogger Ken Atwell who works for the MATLAB Development team here at MathWorks. Today, Ken will be discussing with you the MapReduce programming technique now available in the R2014b release of MATLAB. MapReduce provides a way to process large amounts of file-based data on a single computer in MATLAB. For very large data sets, the same MATLAB code written using MapReduce can also be run on the "big data" platform, Hadoop®.... read more >>

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