# David Koenig

### Corning Inc. (Retired)

retired control engineer.

Matlab author.

Jazz and classical music fan. Piano aficionado. Bridge enthusiast.

Professional Interests: simulation and analysis of sounds

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Does it help to have more than 16 gb of memory?

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How to use audio toolbox

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How to extract information from sys

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How can I protect a public script from being changed?

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Do I need R2014B for this?

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Reseverved Status for "CallInputString"?

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Can a text statement be put on a contour plot?

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Bold Titles when using menu

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