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MATLAB Contest started

Posted by Doug Hull,

The new MATLAB contest is up and running: [Click here] Here is the challenge. Given a board with numbered pins, your job is to connect each pin to all other pins with the same number. Thus in the diagram above, the pins labeled 11 should be connected to each other. Similarly,... read more >>

Four years of picks and reader survey results. 6

Posted by Doug Hull,

Steve just celebrated his second year of blogging about image processing with MATLAB. Loren has been at it for just over two years now, and the Desktop team is coming up on their first full year. That got me wondering how long this blog has been going. ... read more >>

MATLAB t-shirt drawing for taking a survey 1

Posted by Doug Hull,

I have been making a lot more videos for this blog in the last nine months or so. I want to make sure I am making the right videos, so I have made a five minute survey about the videos and will be giving away five MATLAB t-shirts to... read more >>

Quality MATLAB Tutorial Blog 3

Posted by Doug Hull,

In the last six months, this blog has taken a sharp turn towards being a video tutorial blog. There are other blogs that have been doing this for a while too. I recently got word about a great MATLAB tutorial blog run by Quan and Daniel. Their... read more >>

New MATLAB contest tomorrow

Posted by Doug Hull,

I love the MATLAB contest, one of the great things about working at The MathWorks is I get to ‘play test’ the contest before it goes live. One of the bad things about working at The MathWorks is that I can not play the real contest. The contest... read more >>

MATLAB R2007B released! 4

Posted by Doug Hull,

Why are these MathWorkers celebrating? In keeping with our twice a year release schedule at the MathWorks, we have a new release of the MathWorks products available this week. Stuart has made quite a few videos highlighting the new goodies that you will find. My personal favorites are mostly... read more >>

Heat maps in MATLAB 4

Posted by Doug Hull,

Here at The MathWorks we are always concerned with useful ways of displaying data. A heat map is a graphical representation of data where the values taken by a variable in a two-dimensional map are represented as colors. This is something that is natural for an image, and indeed... read more >>

Downsampling data for faster plotting

Posted by Doug Hull,

I hate to pick one of Jiro‘s files for Pick of the Week, because he is quickly catching me in total number of downloads and I really do not need the competition! However, I can not resist highlighting this work. Jiro is using the customization of zoom... read more >>

Shading plots for emphasis 20

Posted by Doug Hull,

Sometimes showing the data in a plot is just not enough. You need to be able to emphasize the parts that are the most important for the viewer of the plot. ShadePlotForEmphasis will do just that. I like that this function comes with useful help, and a demo and that... read more >>

Colored 3-d bar plots 2

Posted by Doug Hull,

As I mention quite frequently, the best way to become Pick of the Week is to write code that solves a problem that I am having or a problem I think many other people are having. That is how I found bar4viaColor. The customer I was working with... read more >>

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