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3D plot or surf plot problem

Asked by VISWANATH on 5 May 2011
Hello all,
I have a problem, trying to solve it for the last two days, but could not succeed. ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
I have a data in txt file called 'ecoli'. The first column and first row are wavelength parameters.
The rest of the matrix contains intensity values.
here is what i have done. I have deleted first element in first column and row because it was a X/Y text parameter.
Then i have reduced matrix by deleting first column and row, to get the rest of the intensity value matrix.
X=ecoli(:,1);
>> Y=ecoli(1,:);
>> ind=[1]
ind =
1
>> X(ind)=[]; >> Y(ind)=[]; >> ecoli(:,1)=[]; >> ecoli(1,:)=[]; >> Z=ecoli; >> plot3(X,Y,Z);
I get this error.
??? Error using ==> plot3 Vectors must be the same lengths.
Could somebody through some light on this problem. I know some where the lengths of vectors are not same thats y i could not plot.
Thanks

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Sean de Wolski
Answer by Sean de Wolski
on 5 May 2011
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Ecoli - fun stuff
size(X)
size(Y)
size(Z)
which one is different and why?

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Teja Muppirala
on 6 May 2011
if isequal({size(X) size(Y) size(Z)},{[381 1] [1 77] [381 77]})
[Xgrid,Ygrid] = meshgrid(X,Y);
surf(X,Y,Z') %<-- Transpose because your data has X vertical, Y horizontal
else
disp('Your sizes are not correct.')
end
Teja Muppirala
on 6 May 2011
Oops, I guess I didn't really need to put that meshgrid line in there
VISWANATH on 6 May 2011
Hey Teja, thanks for your help. I just used Z' instead of Z in surf(X,Y,Z'). I got the surface plot. Sorry for messing up myself....Thanks a mil...

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