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Replacing a whole row of a matrix with specific characters

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UET Hussain
UET Hussain on 14 Apr 2020
Commented: UET Hussain on 14 Apr 2020
Hi all,
I have a big matrix, 432000 * 5 (char type). the elements of the matrix are binary (0s and 1s). I want to replace each row with a specific character (e.g. if row is '1 0 1 1 1', it should be replaced by "X"), whereever it appears in the whole matrix.
I am trying the following code but it is giving only 1*32 cell output (1 row, 32 columns and only last column is replaced/updated).
actual matrix (the 432000*5 one) is dependent on my input, which is an image, and it can vary.
I am expecting 432000 characters (either in rows or columns), i.e. each row of original matrix is replaced with corresponding allocated character.
for j=1:len; %len is 432000 in this case, it could vary depending on my input
result = strrep(R(j,:),{'00000','00001','00010','00011','00100','00101','00110','00111','01000','01001','01010','01011','01100','01101','01110','01111','10000','10001','10010','10011','10100','10101','10110','10111','11000','11001','11010','11011','11100','11101','11110','11111'},{'A','B','C','D','E','F','G','H','I','J','K','L','M','N','O','P','Q','R','S','T','U','V','W','X','Y','Z','0','1','2','3','4','5'});


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Mohammad Sami
Mohammad Sami on 14 Apr 2020
a = char(randi([0 1],4000,5)+'0'); % create a n by 5 char array
b = bin2dec(a); % convert it to decimal
b(b>25) = b(b>25) - 'A' + '0' - 26; % correct for poisition of numbers
c = char(b + 'A'); % convert back to char

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UET Hussain
UET Hussain on 14 Apr 2020
could not get the point.
the point is, i wanted to replace each row by a new character. whereever a specific pattern (5 bits) appears, it should be replaced by corresponding character. e.g. if 0 0 0 0 0 appears, it should be replaced by A etc.

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