Loren on the Art of MATLAB

A Mandelbrot Set on the GPU 8

Posted by Loren Shure,

A Mandelbrot Set on the GPU  Today I welcome back guest blogger Ben Tordoff who last blogged here on how to Carve a Dinosaur. These days Ben works on the Parallel Computing Toolbox™ with particular focus on GPUs. ... read more >>

Simpler Control of Random Number Generation in MATLAB 12

Posted by Loren Shure,

Simpler Control of Random Number Generation in MATLAB  Simpler Control of Random Number Generation in MATLAB Once again we're going to hear from guest blogger Peter Perkins, who is a statistical software developer here at The MathWorks. MATLAB has had random numbers since the beginning. But not... read more >>

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 >>

Calculating the Area Volume Under a Surface 13

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Calculating the Area Volume Under a Surface  Recently there was an email making the rounds at MathWorks about how to calculate the area volume under a surface. Not surprisingly, there were several methods chosen, based on each sender's proclivities.... read more >>

Introducing Type Safe APIs with Builder NE 8

Posted by Loren Shure,

Introducing Type Safe APIs with Builder NE  Guest blogger Peter Webb returns with another in an occasional series of postings about application deployment. Contents ... read more >>

Transferring Data Between Two Computers Using MATLAB 11

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Transferring Data Between Two Computers Using MATLAB  This week's guest bloggers Ankit Desai and Vinod Cherian work on various aspects of using MATLAB to control instruments, make measurements with hardware, retrieve data from instruments, and do custom analysis in MATLAB.... read more >>

What a Difference It Makes! 19

Posted by Loren Shure,

What a Difference It Makes!  I've been exploring some older functions in MATLAB recently and trying to characterize them. The function diff is one of them. And I realized it has a really unusual behavior when the optional dim input argument is omitted. ... read more >>

MATLAB R2011a 5

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MATLAB R2011a  MATLAB R2011a There's a new release of MATLAB, R2011a. By now, some of you have probably started to use it. There have been a couple of blogs about some of the new features: ... read more >>

Is There an echo Out There? 6

Posted by Loren Shure,

Is There an echo Out There?  If I wanted to act like an old fogey, I could reminisce and say I miss the good old days where we, at MathWorks, delivered demos by using the function echo. But... read more >>

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