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You seem to have figured out. I am writing the equations in case you haven't:

q = 0.4;
n = 2;
d = [0 1 1 2;1 0 2 1;1 2 0 1;2 1 1 0];
M=q^n * ((1-q)/(q))^d;

Best.

"Rafael " <rrodriguez1989@gmail.com> wrote in message <h1m34q$fod$1@fred.mathworks.com>...
> Hello, I am having issues with inputing this equation into matlab.
> 
> basic equation:
> M=q^n * ((1-q)/(q))^d
> 
> q and n are both inputs from the user
> 
> d is a hamming distance that is calculated based on a length
> 
> the length is the input n (the length is the number of points on the line)
> 
> depending on the length, each point can have a 1 or 0 entry
> 
> i.e. if n is 2, the length is 2, and each of the two points can have a 1 or 0 entry, therefore there are 4 different arrangements in a length of 2 units
> 
> d is the hamming distance between each of these possible arrangements
> 
> this may seem confusing, but any help would be greatly appreciated, i can clarify any questions that may be asked.