Loren on the Art of MATLAB

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Introduction to Market Basket Analysis 3

Posted by Loren Shure,

You probably heard about the "beer and diapers" story as the often quoted example of what data mining can achieve. It goes like this: some supermarket placed beer next to diapers and got more business because they mined their sales data and found that men often bought those two items together.... read more >>

Process “Big Data” in MATLAB with mapreduce 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today I’d like to introduce guest blogger Ken Atwell who works for the MATLAB Development team here at MathWorks. Today, Ken will be discussing with you the MapReduce programming technique now available in the R2014b release of MATLAB. MapReduce provides a way to process large amounts of file-based data on a single computer in MATLAB. For very large data sets, the same MATLAB code written using MapReduce can also be run on the "big data" platform, Hadoop®.... read more >>

Using RESTful Web Service Interface in R2014b MATLAB 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

Guest blogger, Kelly Luetkemeyer, who is a software developer at MathWorks, returns with an article on accessing RESTful web services using MATLAB. Kelly's previous articles included Tracking a Hurricane using Web Map Service and Visualizing the Gulf of Mexico Oil Slick using Web Map Service. Kelly was the lead developer of the new RESTful web service interface feature in MATLAB.

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Subclasses in MATLAB 6

Posted by Loren Shure,

I'm pleased to have Dave Foti back for a discussion of subclassing and class hierarchies in MATLAB. Dave manages the group responsible for object-oriented programming features in MATLAB.... read more >>

Reading Big Data into MATLAB 8

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today I’d like to introduce guest blogger Sarah Wait Zaranek who works for the MATLAB Marketing team here at MathWorks. Sarah previously has written about a variety of topics. Mostly recently, she cowrote a post with me about the new webcam capabilities in MATLAB. Today, Sarah will be discussing datastore, one of the new big data capabilities introduced in MATLAB R2014b.... read more >>

Using MATLAB to Detect Cookies 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today, I'd like to introduce a guest blogger, Tom Lowell, who is a program manager here at MathWorks. He works in our hardware connectivity group, and plays with Arduinos and Raspberry Pis in his spare time. He's relatively new to both MathWorks and MATLAB and decided to write a cookie detector as his first MATLAB project.... read more >>

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