Loren on the Art of MATLAB

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The Value of Value Semantics 4

I am pleased to welcome back Dave Foti to examine some of the ways value semantics work in MATLAB objects and how data copies can be minimized.... read more >>

Importance of Implicit Expansion For Performance 6

Sometimes people state that they like using MATLAB because it's easy to express their mathematical thoughts. Sometimes there's a follow-on that they then switch to another language for performance. While early in the history of MATLAB, that was sometimes beneficial, it is not so obvious these days. Let's take the example of implicit expansion (also here).... read more >>

Working with Text in MATLAB 6

I'd like to introduce today's guest blogger, Dave Bergstein, a MATLAB Product Manager at MathWorks. In today's post, Dave discusses recent updates to text processing with MATLAB.... read more >>

Using memmapfile to Navigate through “Big Data” Binary Files 3

This week, Ken Atwell from MATLAB product management weighs in with using a memmapfile as a way to navigate through binary files of "big data".... read more >>

New MAT-File Functionality in R2011b 11

Today I’d like to introduce guest blogger Sarah Wait Zaranek who works for the MATLAB Marketing team here at The MathWorks. Sarah previously has written about speeding up code from... read more >>

Double or Nothing? No Joking! 16

Note the date, folks. I am using this excuse to be a bit light-hearted today. I saw the following quote on someone's door here at MathWorks. ... read more >>

Possible Test Scores 14

Walter Roberson, frequent contributor to the MATLAB newsgroup, posed the following question to me to use as the starter idea of a blog. Q: Suppose there is a... read more >>

In-place Operations on Data 45

Recently I mentioned that I would describe a relatively new optimization we have for MATLAB code that allows some function calls to operate on variables without allocating more... read more >>

Selecting Data and Surrounding Values 6

I recently was working with Dave Schoppik on extracting a subset of elements from his dataset. In his lab, they work to understand
the ways our brains enable us to move. Here's Dave's description.
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How for Works 18

Last week I touched on the difference between using 1:N and [1:N] as the expression in a for statement. I have gotten enough more questions recently on how for works in MATLAB that it... read more >>

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