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what is meant by syms command in matlab

Asked by Sivakumaran Chandrasekaran on 14 Feb 2013

Before using jacobian matrix, i declare the inputs as symbolic objects. Can anyone specify exactly what it means.What does it indicates?


Sivakumaran Chandrasekaran



1 Answer

Answer by Jan Simon on 14 Feb 2013

Symbolic variables are not numerical, this means that they do not contain a certain numerical value. This is explained exhaustively in doc sym and the Documentation of the Symbolic Toolbox. I suggest to read the docs at first and ask a specific question, if some details do not get clear.


Jan Simon

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