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# fixing the values in matrix when it come between 0 and 1

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Offroad Jeep on 10 Sep 2015
Closed: MATLAB Answer Bot on 20 Aug 2021
Hi all,I want to fix the values in matrix which comes between 0 and 1 and the other values carry on till the time when all the values are between 0 and 1. when all the values are between 0 and 1 the program should break.
a = randi(5,5)
nmc = 1000
for i = 1:nmc
b = rand(1)
c = a - b
if c < a
a = c
if (a > 0) && (a < 1)
break;
end
end
end
Image Analyst on 10 Sep 2015
Then put it into action. Your code is still not formatted properly.

Image Analyst on 10 Sep 2015
Edited: Walter Roberson on 10 Sep 2015
I think you're trying to do this:
% Generate random numbers between 1 and 5.
a = randi(5,5)
nmc = 10000
for i = 1 : nmc
b = rand(1);
c = a - b; % c is a 5x5 matrix.
lessThanA = c < a;
% If c is less than a (which it will be),
% replace a with c. a will be smaller.
a(lessThanA) = c(lessThanA);
if all(a(:)>0 & a(:)<1)
break;
end
end
a
but I never got it to meet the condition for breaking.
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Image Analyst on 11 Sep 2015
That's because I did exactly what you asked for, which is not what you really want. I think Hamoon's latest solution, where b is some fraction of a, is probably what you want. If it is, please officially "Accept" his solution.

Hamoon on 10 Sep 2015
Edited: Hamoon on 10 Sep 2015
Thank you image Analyst, I just changed the code a little bit, I think this is what 4*4 wants:
a = randi(5,5);
while true
condition = a>=0 & a<=1;
b = rand(1);
c = a - b; % c is a 5x5 matrix.
lessThanA = c < a;
% If c is less than a and condition isn't met,
% replace a with c. a will be smaller.
indexes = lessThanA & ~condition;
a(indexes) = c(indexes);
if all(condition)
break;
end
end
a
Hamoon on 11 Sep 2015
It's OK, I got the problem here, the point is that "b" should NOT be a simple random value, you'd better calculate "b" based on magnetic field alignment formulation, but if you want to simply use random numbers for "b", you should consider that "b" is dependent to "a", in other words the amount that you subtract from "a" to force it to be aligned according to magnetic field, is dependent to "a". Here, i'm considering "a" shows the differences between orientation of a magnetic domain and an external magnetic field direction applied to that domain. So here, if a=0 then "b" should be zero.So "b" cannot be a simple random number. considering this fact, I just changed "b" a little bit and here is the code:
a = randi(5,5);
while true
b = rand(1)*a;
a = a - b;
if all(a>0 & a<1)
break;
end
end
a
here "b" is a random matrix, but it is dependent to "a", actually "b" is a random proportion of "a". I implemented the dependency of b to a using b=rand*a you may want to do something else, but it's all about "b", you don't need to change anything else.
here I also didn't define "c" variable, we don't need that.

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