Category Archives: Beginners

Here goes posts for beginners that just started or want to start learning Matlab

Rounding errors

I would like today to talk about one very important concept that is often overlooked when you learn to use a computer for data analysis : Rounding errors. In Matlab as in other languages, numbers are represented as a series … Continue reading

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Variable Scope: Memory Spaces in Matlab

For this post, we are glad to welcome Nicholas as a contributor to Matlabtips.com. If you are interested in writing a guest post, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  In this post, we talk about variables. In particular, we will … Continue reading

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Debugging in Matlab

You’ve just finished writing your latest and greatest Matlab program. You’re sure this program will solve all the world’s (or at the very least all of your) problems. Just as you run your program, you see the dreaded red error … Continue reading

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Logical operations and logical indexing in Matlab

In this post, we talk about logical operations but also how to use your Matlab skills to analyze your shopping expenses (Yes, we are all absolute nerds and love it). You will learn how to use logical operations to search … Continue reading

How and when to convert between data types

In this post, we talk about data types and extend on our previous post on the matter. You will learn how to convert between them but more importantly when and why you should consider such things. As often, we delve … Continue reading

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Stucked? How to get some help.

While my goal here is to help you out with Matlab and other data analysis endeavors, I can’t cover the vast number of problem you may encounter. Still, I can provide you with a general approach that should help you … Continue reading

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Mathematical operations in Matlab and the point

The point of this post is to talk about doing mathematics in Matlab. This is an extension of our previous post on Kickstarting Matlab. You will learn how to use all mathematical operators and get to understand your Matlab second best … Continue reading

How to share your figure in the cloud

Today is a special post for a new online tool that hold some very interesting future. It’s about a new online tool from plot.ly, a startup company in Montreal. I like their work a lot and decided it was worth giving them … Continue reading