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Making a MATLAB Function to Re-Use Code

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

Its common when you are developing code to find that you want to re-use a piece of it for some new dataset or task. Instead of copying and pasting, always consider writing a function. Here is an example of me doing this, moving the code out and updating my script… read more >>

Debugging a Tricky Look-up Table Indexing Problem

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

This morning I needed to debug an issue with a regularly used script. The code was converting numerical columns in a table to strings or categoricals by using a lookup table. I had a few levels of indirection which made it more complicated to understand what was going on. Breaking… read more >>

Vacation Repost

Posted by Doug Hull,

Everyone, I will be out for the next few weeks. While that is happening I wanted to point my newer readers with two of the “long series format” that I have done before. They are just as relevant today as they were then. Volume Visualization in MATLAB Managing your code… read more >>

Importing data into MATLAB 1

Posted by Doug Hull,

With the new release of MATLAB, I was all excited to make a video about the tools for importing data into MATLAB. Then I realized that Sarah made an even better one. There are quite a few in this series…. read more >>

Release 2012B is live 6

Posted by Doug Hull,

Every six month we release a new version of MATLAB. This 2012B Release is kind of a big deal. There is a major change in the desktop that should increase the discoverability of features in MATLAB. Scott and I used to joke that the best release of… read more >>

Cycle analysis of a pseudo random number generator with MATLAB

Posted by Doug Hull,

This video furthers our analysis of the solitaire cipher, which is really just a pseudo random number generator. In this video, we estimate the cycle time of our random number generator to determine if it is good enough. @media (min-width: 992px) { .containing-block { width: 100%; } } … read more >>

Learning MATLAB 1

Posted by Doug Hull,

I commonly am asked how to learn MATLAB. Here are common questions and answers. What MATLAB books or MATLAB tutorials should I use? I am, of course biased on this. I think this blog is a great place to start. Look over at the categories list on the side. … read more >>

MATLAB training through Cody

Posted by Doug Hull,

Cody is one of my favorite ways of learning MATLAB. I have recently created a problem in Cody where you are to solve addition problems of this puzzle style: W A I T + A L L ——— G I F… read more >>

Cody problems and programming contest preview?

Posted by Doug Hull,

The MATLAB programming contest team has released six Cody problems today. These should be interesting in their own right, but those of you that want a head start on the programming contest that starts tomorrow might want to look at them too. They are ‘thematically similar’ to this… read more >>