File Exchange Pick of the Week

2048 Algorithms 3

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's picks this week are 2048 algorithms submitted by Oliver Woodford, Athi Narayanan, and Viktor. 4 weeks ago, I posted this blog post asking people to submit algorithms for solving my 2048 App. I just want to say "WOW and Thanks!!" to... read more >>

Clean Up Your Simulink Model 3

Posted by Greg Wolff,

Greg's pick this week is BOT by Joerg Buchholz. Have you ever received a Simulink model that looked more like a bowl of spaghetti than a useful diagram where you could tell what was going on? Better... read more >>

Accessing low-cost software defined radio 2

Posted by Guest Picker,

Idin's pick this week is Communications System Toolbox Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio by MathWorks Communications System Toolbox Team. There has been a proliferation in the availability and usage of low-cost hardware platforms such as Raspberry Pi, BeagleBoard, and USRP boards. These... read more >>

Submit your algorithms to solve 2048! 18

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's pick this week is 2048 MATLAB. "2048" Need I say more? I'm certain that many of you know what I'm talking about. 2048 is an online and mobile game created by Gabriele Cirulli recently. All I can say is... read more >>

Solve it, and Solve it Right! 3

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Now for something a little different. As some of you may know, most of the free time that I spend in front of a computer is absorbed by MATLAB Answers. So... read more >>

Packing Santa’s Sleigh

Posted by Guest Picker,

Kristen's pick this week is Packing Santa's Sleigh by Alfonso Nieto-Castanon.Hi, my name is Kristen, and this is my first post for the Pick of the Week as a guest blogger. My background is in statistics, machine learning, and data science, which are the areas I support as an Education... read more >>

Detecting Faces in Images 6

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett's Pick this week is more of a challenge than a "Pick".If I were to search the MATLAB Central File Exchange for "face detection" (with the quotation marks) I would get a dazzling--and somewhat overwhelming--array of 44 hits. Trying to detect faces (or anything else*) in images seems to me... read more >>

Straightforward Copy & Paste 3

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean's pick this week is Straightforward Copy & Paste by Yvan Lengwiler. When presenting seminars on MATLAB, I often ask customers how to get data into and out of Excel.... read more >>

Displaying time in human readable form

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's pick this week is seconds2human by Rody Oldenhuis.There was a time when I obsessed over waitbars. Why is that? I'm not sure, but Ned has a few guesses. But one of the features that I look for in these waitbar entries is the ability to show the remaining time,... read more >>

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