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Steven Lord


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3 611 total contributions since 2002

I joined The MathWorks in the Technical Support department during the summer of 2001 and transferred into the Quality Engineering department in March of 2004. I now work qualifying the core MATLAB numerical functions (PLUS, MINUS, LU, FFT, ODE45, etc.)
Professional Interests: mathematics, MATLAB

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Variables with sequential names (with function handle @)
The anonymous function "remembers" the value n had when the anonymous function was created, so it will do what you want when it ...

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Indexing a Variable in an Input Prompt
If you're using a release that supports string you can use the + operator for string. Playerturn = 2; moveNumber = 1; y1 = in...

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How to write a function
What's the name of the file in which you saved this function? If the function name and the file name are different, MATLAB knows...

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Variable assigns value but wont plot
If you want to add points to your line one by one as your loop iterates you could create an animatedline before entering your fo...

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deleted old version of Matlab (R2017b) keeps getting back
Do you have some automated process that restores the Applications folder from a backup like Time Machine? If you're in a corpora...

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concatenate column values in a vector
Treat v1 as the coefficients of a polynomial and evaluate that polynomial for x = 10. v1 = [ 1,0,1,0]; v2 = polyval(v1, 10)

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errors in training deep learning network from matlab help system examples
Which release of Deep Learning Toolbox or Neural Network Toolbox are you using? How does this example appear (or does it appear...

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Why pcbstack layers not aligned?
This might be related to Bug Report 2066356 as Hyma Harish Vallabhapurapu posted, but it could also be related to Bug Report 207...

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Using bsxfun for non-numeric data
For this specific example, you can now take advantage of implicit expansion and the string type. >> a = {'aa', 'bb', 'cc'}; >>...

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What to do if I want make parameters a vector in a ODE23?
There's an example on the ode23s documentation page (open this by typing doc ode23s in the MATLAB Command Window) for how to pas...

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Undefined function 'updateSystem' for input arguments of type 'matlab.ui.Figure'.
Your filterPlot function returns the handle to a MATLAB figure. According to its documentation page updateSystem requires its fi...

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App Designer - unit of "position" property
The documentation states that the Units property is 'pixels'. What's the value shown for the ScreenPixelsPerInch property of the...

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matlab graph using excel data
Import the first set of data and generate the figure as you want it to appear. Once you have set up one figure, generate code th...

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How can I select y data given a certain x value?
What you're seeing is the first example in the "Avoiding Common Problems with Floating-Point Arithmetic" section on this documen...

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Coding vectors in matlab
Nowhere in your code did you define a variable named v, so line 4 of the code you posted should (and will) throw an error. Did y...

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Match datetime within 3 seconds from two tables of different sizes
Use withtol. Let's use a sample timetable generated using the example from the help: MeasurementTime = datetime({'2015-12-18 08...

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Problem using interp1 with a sharp change in the data
Try using ischange to detect these sharp changes in your data and interpolating using only data in the same "piece" of your curv...

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2 nearest neighbors of each side of vector
Are there specific operations you want to perform on those neighbors? The moving statistics functions on this documentation page...

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Working With Matlab Tables
Use parentheses to extract a smaller table from a larger table or to assign a smaller table into a larger one. Use curly braces...

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Error when trying to modify a code (vectors)
You can directly use the elements of a vector through indexing. You don't need to extract them into separate variables. w = [1 ...

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Reset the order of table columns
If you're using release R2018a or later you could use the movevars function.

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missing toolboxes for function year
There is a year function in Financial Toolbox, but if you're working with date and time data I recommend storing your date and t...

7 jours ago | 0

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overly convoluted elseif condition
The approaches suggested by Bob Nbob and ME each work if the only values x can take in the range [1, 4] are integer values. If i...

7 jours ago | 0

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in matlab 2017a simulink is not open
See this Answers post.

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How I do evaluate a function handle in other function handle
g_1=@(x,y) y_p*p_y(f,x,y) + p_x(f,x,y); g_2=@(x,y) y_p*p_y(g_1,x,y) + p_x(g_1,x,y); . . . g_n=@(x,y) y_p*p_y(g_(n-1),x...

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How to apply netting in Adjacency matrix
This sounds like it might be a homework assignment, so I'm only going to give a hint. The transpose operator .' may be of intere...

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Error in constrained delaunay triangulation
In a delaunayTriangulation, the constraint input C does not contain the coordinates of points that define a constrained edge but...

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Function definitions are not permitted in this context - Decoding_Toolbox
The ability to define local functions in scripts was introduced in release R2016b. Are you using an older release? If so you'll ...

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Matlab doesn't "Pause on Error" till Infinite recursion
Try setting a breakpoint on line 237 of wPLI_openfield. When MATLAB reaches that point, it will enter debug mode and the prompt ...

8 jours ago | 1

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How to plot3D with inverse of matrix involved?
Look at the X and Y limits on your MATLAB plot, then look at the X and Y limits on the plot from Wolfram Alpha. MATLAB is givin...

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