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Remembering Gene Golub, 1932 – 2007 1

The book Matrix Computations by Gene Golub and Charles Van Loan sits on the bookshelves of many MathWorks employees. Professor Golub, one of the founding members of the Stanford University computer science department, is a revered figure in the area of numerical analysis and matrix computations. ... read more >>

Useful Debugging Commands and Tips 20

In my personal history using computers, I have learned to embrace debuggers to help me understand what's going on in my code.   Contents Short List of Lesser Known Debugging Commands An Example First Experiment Stopping for a Caught Error Common Issues Handy Tip Other Debugging Gotchas and Tips? Short List of Lesser... read more >>

What Version is Being Used? 4

Sometimes it's important to have code work in multiple releases of MATLAB, while still taking advantage of new features when they exist. In recent articles, I've talked about the MException class and using try/catch. Here's another tool to add to your... read more >>

Tire Rotation 8

If only rotating tires were really this easy! After graduate school, I drove east for my post-doc at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. In late winter, I noticed that my tires still had red dust on them from visiting national parks in Utah. So I took a picture ... read more >>