Loren on the Art of MATLAB

Turn ideas into MATLAB

What Kind of MATLAB File is This? 15

Posted by Loren Shure,

We just had an interesting thread at MathWorks prompted by a customer request to programmatically distinguish between script and function MATLAB files. The File Browser already shows these separately. I will show some ideas we had and what we agreed was a good way to attack this.... read more >>

Zero Evolution 12

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today's post will take us on an historical tour of the function zeros, and pertains, in various ways, to the related functions ones, eye, false, true, rand, randn, and complex.... read more >>

Deconstructing Destructors 5

Posted by Loren Shure,

I'm pleased to introduce guest blogger Jennifer Black, manager of the MATLAB object system team. Today Jennifer will be sharing some thoughts on what happens when objects are destroyed in MATLAB and how you can control aspects of this process.... read more >>

Using Symbolic Math Toolbox to Compute Area Moments of Inertia 1

Posted by Loren Shure,

Once more I am pleased to introduce guest blogger Kai Gehrs. Kai has been a Software Engineer at MathWorks for the past five years working on the Symbolic Math Toolbox. He has a background in mathematics and computer science. He already contributed to my BLOG in the past writing about Using Symbolic Equations And Symbolic Functions In MATLAB as well as on approaches for Simplifying Symbolic Results.... read more >>

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