File Exchange Pick of the Week

Our best user submissions

Fidget Spinner

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Fidget Spinner (Simscape Multibody) by Pavel Roslovets.
It wasn’t even a couple months ago that I first heard of a fidget spinner in this Time Magazine article. Within a week, all of the sudden they were everywhere. Well, now they’re in MATLAB too!
Pavel has used the…

Classifying old Japanese characters using CNN

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is CNN for Old Japanese Character Classification by one of my colleagues Akira Agata.Nowadays, I probably go many days without seeing a handwritten document. From computers and smartphones, to TVs and books, almost every character I see is a printed character. So it’s refreshing to see… read more >>

Source Control Information Block

Posted by Richard Ruff,

Richard is Consulting Engineer at MathWorks focused on the Embedded Coder product for code generation, primarily in the Aerospace
Richard’s pick this week is Source Control Information Block by Gavin Walker.

Catstruct 1

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is catstruct by Jos (10584).

Have you ever had two structures and wanted to combine them into one?
The above question is kind of ambiguous. Do you mean?
firststruct.x = pi
secondstruct.x = exp(1)
combinedstruct = [firststruct secondstruct]
firststruct…

Launch and manage external processes from MATLAB 1

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Process Manager by Brian Lau.With MATLAB being able to interface with other languages and environments, I pretty much do everything from within MATLAB. One operation I do quite often is controlling Microsoft® applications via the COM interface, such as composing and sending emails with Outlook®… read more >>

Deep Learning Tutorial Series

Posted by anehemia,

Our guest post this week is written by Johanna: her pick of the week is a new Deep Learning Tutorial Series. This post is going to introduce the tutorial, a new video series on deep learning, and a lot of other links to get started with deep learning. Enjoy!
Avi wrote about…


Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is cell2underlying by MathWorks Parallel Computing Toolbox Team.

Tall Arrays

What is a datastore? You may have already seen me using one here.
Datastores, are a way to point at a collection of data and describe how they’re stored. You can create them for text files,
spreadsheets, images, databases, Hadoop,…

Subplot Position Calculator 1

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Subplot Position Calculator by Christopher Hummersone.subplot is a nice way to place a grid of axes on a single figure. But the spacing is sometimes a bit too generous, leaving too little room for the graph.nRows = 3; nCols = 2; for m = 1:nRows … read more >>

Detecting Circles, Revisited

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett‘s Pick this week is circleFinder, an app for, well, finding circles in images.
Many of you know already that I am a big fan of apps–those that are built into MathWorks toolboxes, and ones that I build myself. I do a tremendous amount of image and video processing, and know… read more >>

Navigating Made Easy

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is easyBrowser by Michele Scalseggi.When I work on a large project, I usually have files scattered across multiple directories with many files open at once in the Editor. Being able to quickly navigate through the files and directories becomes really important from an efficiency point of… read more >>

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