Loren on the Art of MATLAB

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Uniqueness and Membership

Posted by Loren Shure,

We have had many requests over the years for some of our functions to include tolerances, e.g., find. I don't know if you noticed, but some of the relevant functions (not find) now allow this.... read more >>

Reproducibility Musings – Hey, do that again! 3

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today I have a guest post from Lisa Kempler, MATLAB Community Strategist, MathWorks. Lisa works with MATLAB communities in domains such as geophysics, oceanography, audiology, and more, helping users developing MATLAB based tools, and creating resources for teaching and research with MATLAB. A primary goal is to have MATLAB users share their tools and best practices more widely within their communities, enhancing their use of MATLAB, and, in turn, accelerating their work. This blog talks about some efforts in research that support that sharing objective.... read more >>

It’s About Time! 6

Posted by Loren Shure,

Well, it's about that time. What time? It turns out that this is my 400th post. In 10 years! It's been a lot of fun for me; and I hope you've learnd a lot. So time to talk about time again.... read more >>

No Infs, NaNs, or Bits 5

Posted by Loren Shure,

You may have heard the phrase "no ifs, ands, or buts" - meaning that there whatever the issue is, there is a definitive, non-negotiable answer or outcome. I heard it often when trying to persuade my parents to allow me to do something they didn't want me to do. Today when I heard someone use that phrase, what I sort of heard instead was "no |Inf|s, |NaN|s, or bits". So I will talk about those values and types today.... read more >>

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