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Code for calculating root mean squared error for data

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This is a simple code which accurately calculates RMS error for real or complex data.

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er = rms_error(A1,A2)

here A1, A2 are original and reconstructed data. The order of A1,A2 doesn't matter, interchanging them will also give same result.

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Jan Simon

Jan Simon (view profile)

"numel(A1)" looks nicer than "size(A1(:),1)".

The comparison of "size(A1)~=size(A2)" crashes, if the number of dimensions differs. Therefore this is smarter: "~isequal(size(A1), size(A2))"

Michael Völker

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er = A1 - A2;
er = sqrt( (er(:)' * er(:)) / length(er(:)) );

Advantages: faster, shorter, works with arbitrarily sized A1/A2, works with complex data, too.



modified to display proper message while matrix dimension mismatch.


No update in the code, only changed the description of code


for loops were eliminated for fast implementation.

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