Translate R to MATLAB and MATLAB to R with ChatGPT

Illustrates translation of a simple R script to MATLAB, and back to R, using OpenAI's ChatGPT.
Updated 6 Apr 2023

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MATLAB supports interoperability with R but you might want to translate R to MATLAB or the reverse. This script illustrates an experiment in such translation using the interface to ChatGPT 3.5 at Similar things can be done programmatically using the OpenAI API but I find the present API interfaces with a less capable model.[1]
For other code creation and translation experiments, see my scripts at MATLAB File Exchange.

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Duncan Carlsmith (2024). Translate R to MATLAB and MATLAB to R with ChatGPT (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2023a
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