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Lecture Comments (4)

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Last reply by: Tony Matth
Wed Jun 4, 2014 3:08 PM

Post by Md Nafis Khan on May 17, 2014

1 question when you write

size (x) where x is the matrix
it displays
ans = 1 101

what does 1 and 101 mean in this case ?

Thank you

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Last reply by: Professor Arash Vafanejad
Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:15 PM

Post by Quang Nguyên Võ Huỳnh on April 27, 2014

May I ask you some questions?:
What is the purpose of 'meshgrid' comment?
And in the last moment of the lecture, you typed 'why' and the command window showed a comment. I don't know why did it appear? Can you explained it for me?

MATLAB Essentials, Part 2

  • MATLAB general functions: MATLAB has some general functions such as date, time and calendar. On the other hand we also have commands as well which are parts of MATLAB core, clc and clear are examples of these.
  • Commands vs functions: functions usually return with a value where commands tend to change the environment in some way.
  • Scalars and arrays: scalars are single valued while vectors and arrays are made of multiple values.
  • Plot: in this session we only talk about a simple way of plotting 2-D graphs and it is using plot commands which take two input arguments.

MATLAB Essentials, Part 2

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • General Functions 0:06
    • Date
    • Calendar
  • Commands 0:21
  • Command Versus Function 0:29
  • Scalars Versus Arrays 0:50
    • Plot Command
    • Ezplot
  • Help 4:30
  • Magic (22) 5:28
    • Plotting 3D Graph