Loren on the Art of MATLAB

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Symbolic Analysis of the Port Passing Problem

Posted by Loren Shure,

Hopefully you recall the recent post where we used a monte-carlo technique to simulate an infinitely-stocked port decanter passing around a table of N people (always starting at position 0), moving with probability p to the left and q to the right, only stopping when everyone at the table had... read more >>

The Perverse Port Passing Problem

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today's guest blogger is Jos Martin, from the Parallel Computing group at MathWorks. Whilst normally focussing on making parallel computing both easy and fast in MATLAB, occasionally he likes to use MATLAB to explore other problem spaces. Here, he writes about an interesting random walk process he encountered that has allowed him to explore both simulation and analytic methods in MATLAB, and using each of those methods to help guide the other. ... read more >>

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