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Compose Yourself! 5

Posted by Loren Shure,

Even if we crunch numbers a lot, there are plenty of times, for example, when reporting, that we need to mix numbers into text. For a very long time, we've been able to create a character vector, and more recently, a string, with functions like sprintf. Look here for more information on character arrays and strings.... read more >>

Web Scraping and Mining Unstructured Data with MATLAB 3

Posted by Loren Shure,

A lot of information is shared on the web and a lot of people are interested in taking advantage of it. It can be used to enrich the existing data, for example. However, information is buries in HTML tags and it is not easy to extract useful information. Today's guest blogger, Toshi Takeuchi shows us how he uses MATLAB for web scraping to harvest useful data from the web and then uses fuzzy string match to enrich existing data.... read more >>