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# cell2num

### Roberto Calandra (view profile)

04 Jun 2012 (Updated )

Convert N-dimensional cells of K-dimensional matrices to N*K matrices.

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Description

Neither previous CELL2NUM or CELL2MAT can deal with cells and matrices of arbitrary dimensions. Hence my submission.

This function convert a multidimensional cell INPUT composed of multidimensional matrices to a matrix OUTPUT. The only requirement is that all the matrices have the same dimensions.

Given N = size(INPUT) and K = size(INPUT{1}) the size of OUTPUT will be [N x K].

Example 1:
N => [2 3]
K => [4 3]
OUTPUT => [2 3 4 3]

Moreover it is possible to set parameters in order to eliminate eventual singleton dimensions or convert either N or K to equivalent vectors.

Example 2:
N => [1 3]
K => [4 1 2]
OUTPUT => [3 4 2]

Example 3:
(changing parameters)
N => [2 3]
K => [4 3]
OUTPUT => [6 4 3]

Example 4:
(using parameters)
N => [2 3]
K => [4 3]
OUTPUT => [2 3 12]

Example 5:
(using parameters)
N => [2 3]
K => [4 3]
OUTPUT => [6 12]

Required Products MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.14 (R2012a)
12 Feb 2016 Roberto Calandra

### Roberto Calandra (view profile)

Hi Rafik,
If I understood correctly you would like to convert a Matrix (e.g. A =[1,2;3,4]) into a vector (e.g., A = [1,2,3,4]). To do this you could simply use the command: A(:)

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12 Feb 2016 Rafik

### Rafik (view profile)

Thanks Roberto for the codes. My problem is follow: I have a matrix data and I want to convert it to one line. Could you help with the code please.

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06 Jun 2012 Roberto Calandra

### Roberto Calandra (view profile)

Yes, you are correct, the examples in the description are abstract. However "Demo_cell2num" contain numerous real examples as well as many combinations of the possible parameters that you can use.
I'll try to change the description to explain it better.

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05 Jun 2012 Jan Simon

### Jan Simon (view profile)

The examples in the description are abstract. An explicit code would be more useful than the need to guess, what "(using parameters)" is or what "OUTPUT => [2 3 12]" could mean.