Loren on the Art of MATLAB

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Update on the Chebfun Project 4

Posted by Loren Shure,

Update on the Chebfun Project  A while ago, I wrote about the Chebfun Project. At the time, version 3 had recently come out. I recently visited Nick Trefethen and Nick Hale, part of the Chebfun team, and they showed me the latest and greatest version... read more >>

ODEs, from Symbolic to Numeric Code 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

ODEs, from Symbolic to Numeric Code  In a recent post on solving ODEs, the reader Jason wondered if there was a way to do away with the manual algebraic steps using Symbolic Math Toolbox. There currently isn't a canned way to do it so the result is... read more >>

Rooting Around in MATLAB – Part 3 4

Posted by Loren Shure,

Rooting Around in MATLAB – Part 3  I recently wrote a pair of posts (1 and 2) about finding roots of equations, and how you might use MATLAB to explore this topic with emphasis on the method of fixed point iteration. ... read more >>

Rooting Around in MATLAB – Part 2 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

Rooting Around in MATLAB – Part 2  In a recent post, I started a series of posts about finding roots of equations, and how you might use MATLAB to teach some of this topic. In particular, I will introduce... read more >>

Rooting Around in MATLAB – Part 1 3

Posted by Loren Shure,

Rooting Around in MATLAB – Part 1  I've been interested in teaching for a long time, including ways to use MATLAB. One concept that students might need to understand early in their college careers is that of finding roots... read more >>

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