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# MATCHROW (v1.1, may 2008)

04 Apr 2007 (Updated )

Match elements in the rows of a matrix

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MATCHROW - match elements in the rows of a matrix

TF = MATCHROW(M,S) returns a column vector containing a logical 1 (true)where the rows of M contain (in any order) all the elements of S and 0 (false) otherwise. M and S can be a cell array of strings.
If a element occurs N times in S, than it has to be present at least N times in these rows of M as well.

Examples:
M = [ 1 2 3 4 5 ; 1 2 2 4 3; 1 3 4 4 3 ; 3 2 4 2 5 ; 1 4 3 2 4 ] ;
Q = matchrow(M,[1 2 4]) % -> [1 ; 1 ; 0 ; 0 ; 1] ;
M(Q,:) % -> 1 2 3 4 5
% 1 2 2 4 3
% 1 4 3 2 4

Q = matchrow(M,[1 2 4 4])
M(Q,:) % -> 1 4 3 2 4

Q = matchrow({'a','X','c','Y'; 'a','X','Y','d' ;
'b','X','d','e'},{'X','Y'}) % -> [1 ; 1 ; 0] ;

A = rand(999,999) ;
x = 27 ;
tic
find(matchrow(A,A(x,:))) == x % -> true!
toc

MATCHROW is vectorized and pretty quick ...

version 1.1, may 2008

MATLAB release MATLAB 6.5 (R13)
13 Oct 2013
04 Sep 2009
04 Apr 2007

Good, readable help. Error checks. Good examples, and an H1 line. Nicely vectorized. Its got a "see also" line, the author's name, date written, etc. There are many internal comments, a proper use of warning, and no mlint flags.

This is an example of a code other authors should emulate.

04 Apr 2007

Useful, thanks.