File Exchange Pick of the Week

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MATLAB Basemap Data (R2017b)

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is MATLAB Basemap Data by MathWorks Mapping Team.In the new R2017b release, there is a new interactive geographic function called geobubble which displays bubbles at geographic locations, with the size and color representing other parameters.tsunamis = readtable(‘tsunamis.xlsx’); tsunamis.Cause = categorical(tsunamis.Cause); gb = geobubble(tsunamis,’Latitude’,’Longitude’, … ‘SizeVariable’,’MaxHeight’,’ColorVariable’,’Cause’) gb… read more >>

Membrane Logo Zoetrope

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is the MathWorks Logo Zoetrope by Ned Gulley.

This week I urge you to check out the blog post on the community blog that shows the making of Membrane Zoetrope celebrating Cleve’s 78th birthday last… read more >>

Cursorbar 2

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Cursorbar by Marjorie.

I really like both Simulink Data Inspector and the new Signal Analyzer App for comparing and analyzing signal data. They make it easy to rapidly compare lots of signals, and… read more >>

Reading the last N lines from a CSV file 3

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is csvreadtail by Mike.Recently, I’ve been working on customer projects around improving the performance of analysis code. These projects typically involve using the Profiler to find bottlenecks, vectorizing code wherever possible, and using the appropriate data types that fit the particular tasks. Regarding the last point,… read more >>

Summing and Multiplying NaNs: Use cases??? 3

Posted by Brett Shoelson,


nancumsum() , nancumprod()
My Questions
For your consideration

nancumsum() , nancumprod()
This week, instead of Picking a single file for highlighting, I would like to pose a couple of questions.
Many years ago, in 2007 shortly after I started working for MathWorks, I needed at one point to calculate the cumulative sum of a vector,… read more >>

Stateflow sliding mode controller demo

Posted by Will Campbell,

Will‘s pick this week is Stateflow sliding mode controller demo by Bogumila & Zbigniew Mrozek.
I always enjoy a good controls problem modeled with Simulink and Stateflow. Dr. Mrozek’s submission provides a simulation of a “platform mobile carrying robot with welding equipment.” They model the dynamics of the robot as a… read more >>

Trace your calls (to your methods) 1

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is tracer4m by per isakson.I teach a training course on “Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) with MATLAB”, and I just taught the course this week. Half of the students were new to the concept of OOP, while the other half had programmed in OOP languages like C++ and… read more >>


Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is impressionism by David Mills.

My pick this week is a fun one that takes your images and transforms them into how they may have looked if painted by an impressionist. Here are some… read more >>

Real-Time Pacer for Simulink

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Real-Time Pacer for Simulink by Gautam Vallabha.


Slow Down!
Speed Up!

Slow Down!
Have you ever wanted your Simulink model to run slower? Perhaps so your boss will think you’re busy? Or you want to… read more >>

Extract text from PDF documents 5

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is “Read text from a PDF document” by Derek Wood.Ah, this is a nice entry. I was hoping for something like this. I keep track of my household expenses using MATLAB. I know, I know. Online banking now makes it easy to manage your expense, but… read more >>

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