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Results for: 2018

2018 Index

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

I hope you’re reading this in 2019 after coming back from vacation (or you’re on our blog to avoid conversation with the in-laws).  Here are all of our picks and posts from 2018.  Have a great new year!

Pick of The Week Index

Let It Snow
Richard Moore
Your office has no window. You…

Let’s draw Spider-Man!

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Let’s draw Spider-Man! by Ikumi Takemura.Recently, in the last couple of years, we have been hiring MATLAB Student Ambassadors at some universities. Their purpose is to help spread the word of MATLAB and increase usage on campus. They organize and coordinate various events and activities… read more >>

Yankee Swap 2

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Yankee Swap by Heather Gorr.

As the end of the year approaches, many of you will likely be summonsed to partake in Yankee Swaps with your coworkers. This app can help you organize… read more >>

Drawing Shear Force, Bending Moment Diagram

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Shear Force Bending Moment by Lateef Adewale Kareem.As an ex-mechanical engineer, I remember my statics course where I learned how to do shear force bending moment diagram. I remember really enjoying that topic, since the steps to drawing the diagram is very systematic. When things… read more >>


Posted by Guest Picker,

Idin‘s pick this week is Winner II Channel Model for Communications Toolbox by MathWorks Communications System Toolbox Team.


Further Details on WINNER Project and WINNER models
Why is this important?
What to do with this Submission?
So Many Channel Models

The WINNER and…

Zombie Outbreak 1

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Mathematical modelling of an outbreak of zombie infection by E. Cheynet.

In honor of Halloween, E. has provided us with a way to simulate zombie outbreaks! Do you have what it takes to… read more >>

‘Custom Syntax for Formatted Strings with %s’\{SPRINTF} 2

Posted by Guest Picker,

Greg’s pick this week is Nice sprintf syntax using \ (left divide) by Will Fox.
A simple entry that exemplifies the extensibility of MATLAB.
Create a formatted character array with the following syntax
c = ‘Hello %s, my favorite number is %.5f!’\{“Greg”, pi}

c =
‘Hello Greg, my favorite number is 3.14159!’

where the…

EDF Read

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is edfRead by Brett Shoelson.

EDF Read
A MATLAB user asked me yesterday if we have support for the binary file format EDF, short for “European Data Format”. I’d never heard of it. However,… read more >>