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James Tursa


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Interested in external applications, mex & engine applications with Fortran, C, C++, etc, particularly in the areas of speed improvement and memory management efficiencies.

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How to sort a matrix in a random order
E.g., >> x = reshape(1:24,4,6) x = 1 5 9 13 17 21 2 6 10 14 18 22 3 7 ...

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can someone help me to solve this error (This statement is not inside any function. (It follows the END that terminates the definition of the function "RK4".)
Looks like your plot( etc ) and legend( etc ) lines are stuck inbetween two functions. Did you intend them to be inside a scrip...

alrededor de 21 horas ago | 0

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making array in for loop
Maybe prior to the loop define Alignment as a cell array to hold your results: Alignment = cell(10000,1);

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Why is my function generating a vector? Please help?
A uniform random number between a and b is: u = a + rand*(b-a) Generate two of these with a = -0.05 and b = 0.05 and then do t...

6 días ago | 0

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Can someone explain the concept of B= null(A) in simple words?
The columns of B form basis vectors for the "null space" of A. Any linear combination of the B columns, when multiplied by A, w...

6 días ago | 1

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Unable to perform assignment because the size of the left side is 1-by-1 and the size of the right side is 5-by-1.
Looks like Cd and rho are vectors. So the result of those calculations on the right hand side will be vectors. But you are tryin...

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What can I use instead of VPA?
See the following FEX submissions by John D'Errico: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/36534-hpf-a-big-decima...

7 días ago | 1

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Two equal datetime values showing as unequal when compared?
This is often just a display issue. E.g., >> s = datetime(2017,3,24,9,5,0.1) s = 24-Mar-2017 09:05:00 >> t = datetime(20...

7 días ago | 0

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How can I multiply square submatrices more efficiently?
Here is the naive mex code. Could probably be made faster by doing the for-loop in parallel or trying to optimize cache hits, b...

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big difference in execution time in approximately the same code
The matrix multiply operator * in MATLAB calls highly optimized compiled BLAS library code in the background. The BLAS library ...

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This is a question from numerical methods asking to explain what the code does for 12 marks.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton%27s_method

8 días ago | 0

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how to use passing by value and passing by reference
In the background, MATLAB effectively passes all variables into functions as shared data copies. This has the same effect as pas...

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matrix dimensions must agree error
Well, tau is only two elements and w is a lot more than that, so you can't multiply them element-wise like you are attempting to...

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Monte Carlo integration of sin(x)
This is what you are currently doing with the "random counting in an area" method: To make it go from -1 to +1 instead, you c...

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How can i split the values of vector into group of 5?
Assuming your vector is divisible by 5, you could do this: v = your vector g = reshape(v,5,[]); % reshape v into a 5 x N matri...

14 días ago | 0

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Runge-Kutta function with a second order ODE
I'm still confused about your initial conditions and what y0 and y1 are. But let's back up a bit. For a 2nd order ODE, your st...

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how to call struct array in subroutine
See this related thread: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/480829-what-is-the-best-way-to-insure-that-all-of-my-f...

14 días ago | 0

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For and if loops
RT([3,6],v) is the syntax to use for the 3rd and 6th rows of the v'th column of RT. But this is of course going to be two eleme...

15 días ago | 0

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Matlab Solving Differential Equation using Runge Kutta
In this line: k_1 = F_xy(x(i), xy(i)); You've got xy(i) as an argument, but there is no xy variable. I think you meant y(i) h...

18 días ago | 0

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How can i write MacLaurin Sequence for 1/1+x2
An outline of your code could look something like this: x = _____; % you fill in the blank here, or get an input from the user ...

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Multiplication of complex matrices
There are two different operators: ' is the complex conjugate transpose .' is the straight transpose (no complex conjugate), n...

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why MATLAB 2019b MEX file is slower
Impossible to say for sure without knowing what your mex function is doing. One thing to note is that in R2018a the storage for...

19 días ago | 3

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Different complex log values displayed for a "single" input
This is simply the result of floating point calculation artifacts ... not a bug. For instance, your assertion that all of your ...

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using ode45 for coupled equations
You are mixing syntax here: @(t,x)myfun Either use the syntax @(t,x)expression, where expression is the derivative or use the...

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For several values of x, use MATLAB to confirm that sinh x = (ex − e−x)/2.
Note that sinh x and ex and e-x in your title would be sinh(x) and exp(x) and exp(-x) in MATLAB code.

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How can I plot sin(x),sin(2x),...,sin(nx) for an input n all on the same graph? Matrix dimensions must agree error
Modifying your original code without a loop: x=[-2*pi:pi/64:2*pi]; i = input('Enter a positive whole number: \n'); z=[1:i]'; ...

20 días ago | 0

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Dice rolling & loops
The loop could look something like this: n = numel(a); got5or6 = 0; for k=1:n if( _______ ) % you fill in the blank here...

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Matlab code for Euler method help
z(i+1) = z(i) + f*h; T(i+1) = T(i) + h; plot(T,z);

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how to plot euler forward method
Don't change the iteration variable withing the loop. Remove these lines from your code: n=1:11;

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Creating a loop for game
The name "input" is an existing MATLAB function. It would be best to change this to something else, e.g. n. And use a differen...

21 días ago | 0

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