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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 save a figure plotted with matlab with best quality in .ppt or .pdf file?
See this FEX submission by Yair Altman: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/23629-export_fig?s_tid=srchtitle ...

1 day ago | 0

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how to read and write half precision arrays via mexFunction
Very unfortunately, MATLAB has implemented the half precision data type as an opaque classdef type instead of a simple numeric t...

3 days ago | 0

how to write mex function when input is a matlab function
This can be done, but it will not be efficient. The basic problem is that C/C++ doesn't understand anything about MATLAB functio...

3 days ago | 0

Is it possible to process the sparse matrix faster with vectorization instead of for loop?
You need to re-evaluate how you are doing things. In the first place, you have the Euclidean calculation wrong. It should be thi...

10 days ago | 0

How to exchange data between two C++ MEX files
Your current scheme is not foolproof. How does the 1st mex function know when it is safe to unlock and clear memory? How does th...

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How to solve Lc=y without backslash operator?
First, I am assuming there is a typo and the system you are solving is Ly = c, not Lc=y. Second, you made a good start by writi...

13 days ago | 0

I am using euler's method to solve a differential equation, but when I run the code it doesn't plot.
Take a look at these lines: t0=0; %start time t1= 500; %finish time dt = 100000; Your stepsize is much larger than the total...

15 days ago | 1

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Accessing struct using C library always NULL
Typically, it is best just to post your code so we can see exactly what you are doing, instead of posting a description of your ...

15 days ago | 1

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Errors while trying to setup equation for root finding.
Did you mean multiply by the "a"? x_pdo = z_pdo/(1 + a*(k_pdo - 1)); x_water = z_water/(1 + a*(k_water - 1)); x_glycerol = z_...

15 days ago | 0

How do I access a field from a function's input?
Assuming you are passing in a character string for freq, use this syntax: output = myStruct.(freq);

17 days ago | 0

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How can I obtain the T and Y for R Runge Kutta method?
The first version has an error. This line: k3=h*feval(f,T(j),Y(j)); should be this instead: k3=h*feval(f,T(j)+h/2,Y(j)+k2/2);...

23 days ago | 0

How to solve array indices error?
x1 = 0*ft; : distance1=sqrt((x1-x2)^2+(y1-y2)^2+(z1-z2)^2); : sp = distance1(x1,y1,z1,dx,dyv(i),dz); % incident di...

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Solving ODE using Euler Method and 4th Order Runge Kutta Method
You pretty much have the Euler scheme worked out, so I will help you with a vector formulation. Take this code: for i=1:n ...

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Problem finding sum of array using vectorization
The first element of x is 1, so that element produces 1/(1-1) = 1/0 = inf in the second line. You need to rewrite that second li...

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Multiplication of large matrix with its transpose
The fastest way is to simply write it as A * A', because MATLAB will see that the operands are the same and call a special multi...

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Solving ODE in MATLAB using Runge-Kutta method of order 4
Why aren't you using this to update z: z(i+1) = z(i) + (1/6)*(l1+(2*l2)+(2*l3)+l4);

1 month ago | 0

Why is the string type not implemented as standard type?
All of the standard full numeric types as well as char and logical are implemented as simple rectangular data arrays. The string...

2 months ago | 1

how to print randomly selected column?
Shouldn't that be size(data,2)? Also, generally you should be using string comparison functions for the tests, not the == opera...

2 months ago | 0

NaN shows up in matrix when solving my ODEs, how can I fix this?
"All of my matrices I am solving for have NaN after the third time line. How do I solved this issue?" Set up a breakpoint somew...

2 months ago | 1

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Mean of multidimensional array
Doesn't mean(mdar,3) do what you want?

2 months ago | 0

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Function Error: Array indices must be positive integers or logical values.
When you have parentheses appear on the left hand side of an assignment like this: v(ro,ri) = (sqrt(m/(ri)))*((1/sqrt(R))-((sqr...

2 months ago | 1

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MXCREATEDOUBLEMATRIX memory overflow error
Rather later for an Answer, but here goes anyway: You should never use literal integers for API calls, because you can't be sur...

2 months ago | 0

How can I solve x^4-1=0
doc roots

2 months ago | 0

Convert unsigned integer to decimal
Not sure what the real question is here. Does one of these do what you want? int1 = uint32(hex2dec('9d900000')); int1 = uint32...

2 months ago | 0

convert integer to bytes
Depending on what you are doing downstream with this, you can use the typecast( ) function. E.g., bytes = typecast(my_integer,'...

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Selecting multiple different rows in a 3D matrix
You can use a vector for the indexing. E.g., x = matrix(:,:,[2:16,24:48]); Does that, or something like that, do what you wan...

2 months ago | 0

Using a variable vector in a loop
Suppose you store the column vectors in a matrix called V. Then vk would simply be V(:,k). And if the uj are stored in a matrix...

2 months ago | 1

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Fortran code in Matlab
I'm trying to figure out the purpose of the backslash \. If this was the last character in the format statement then I would ass...

2 months ago | 0