# Extract text from PDF documents

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is “Read text from a PDF document” by Derek Wood.Ah, this is a nice entry. I was hoping for something like this. I keep track of my household expenses using MATLAB. I know, I know. Online banking now makes it easy to manage your expense, but… read more >>

# What are the functional inputs and outputs of my Simulink model?

Posted by Guest Picker,

Greg’s pick this week is Signature Tool by McSCert.
Simulink enables you to layout rather large and diverse diagrams. For large diagrams, this can make it difficult to understand what are all the points in the model where one can input data or have access to output data. The Signature… read more >>

# Fidget Spinner

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Fidget Spinner (Simscape Multibody) by Pavel Roslovets.

It wasn’t even a couple months ago that I first heard of a fidget spinner in this Time Magazine article. Within a week, all of the sudden they were everywhere. Well, now they’re in MATLAB too!
Pavel has used the… read more >>

# Classifying old Japanese characters using CNN

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is CNN for Old Japanese Character Classification by one of my colleagues Akira Agata.Nowadays, I probably go many days without seeing a handwritten document. From computers and smartphones, to TVs and books, almost every character I see is a printed character. So it’s refreshing to see… read more >>

# Source Control Information Block

Posted by Richard Ruff,

Richard is Consulting Engineer at MathWorks focused on the Embedded Coder product for code generation, primarily in the Aerospace
industry.
Richard’s pick this week is Source Control Information Block by Gavin Walker.

# Catstruct1

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is catstruct by Jos (10584).

Have you ever had two structures and wanted to combine them into one?
The above question is kind of ambiguous. Do you mean?
firststruct.x = pi
secondstruct.x = exp(1)
combinedstruct = [firststruct secondstruct]

# Launch and manage external processes from MATLAB1

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Process Manager by Brian Lau.With MATLAB being able to interface with other languages and environments, I pretty much do everything from within MATLAB. One operation I do quite often is controlling Microsoft® applications via the COM interface, such as composing and sending emails with Outlook®… read more >>

# Deep Learning Tutorial Series

Posted by anehemia,

Our guest post this week is written by Johanna: her pick of the week is a new Deep Learning Tutorial Series. This post is going to introduce the tutorial, a new video series on deep learning, and a lot of other links to get started with deep learning. Enjoy!

# Cell2Underlying

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is cell2underlying by MathWorks Parallel Computing Toolbox Team.

Contents

Datastores
Tall Arrays
Cell2Underlying