# Matt Fig

Matt is currently employed at Sunstate Risk Assessments, LLC in the beautiful Florida panhandle. He holds degrees in physics and mechanical engineering.

Professional Interests: MATLAB, C++, ANSYS

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Fast View Factor Computation

Computes the view factors for two 3D planer polygons

5 years ago | 2 downloads |

Display rational numbers using fprintf

T = 1/3; fprintf('The number is: %s\n',strtrim(rats(T)))

8 years ago | 2

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Faster way of writing this code: (finding index)

That code does not return an index, but it does return the number of values in vector quantiles that are smaller than input.

8 years ago | 0

Breaking Quotes for Printmat

If I were you I would just use FPRINTF to print your array. I would offer you an example, but I don't know what you mean by "Is ...

8 years ago | 0

Create a matrix with Special properties

V0 = 10; a = 5; V1 = V0 + randi([-100 140]) + a; V2 = V1 + randi([-100 140]) + a; matrix = [V0,randi([-100 140]),a...

8 years ago | 0

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index exceeds matrix dimention

What is the Q doing there? We need to see code that we can copy/paste and *_it will run_*. So please fill in the missing varia...

8 years ago | 0

A simple question about working with array matrix and converting a column to multiple columns

reshape(X,50,12) Or perhaps reshape(X,12,50).'

8 years ago | 1

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adding breakpoint to program slows it down a factor of 250x

It makes sense to me that MATLAB would be slower when you are debugging. So what is the big deal? You won't be in debug mode o...

8 years ago | 0

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I need help with the Matlab R2007b commands

If you have MATLAB installed then you can look at the documentation by typing: docsearch('image processing toolbox') The...

8 years ago | 0

how to enable rotate3d for guide axes?

Use the command: rotated3d on After the code that plots the surf.

8 years ago | 0

Problem Saving Workspace - No Error Message

Of course, it would be immenseley helpful, and might actually allow a solution to be put forward, if you describe *in detail* wh...

8 years ago | 0

Concatenate cells: making column and row headers

row={'cat1'; 'cat2'; 'cat3'}; col={'mouse1' 'mouse2' 'mouse3'}; figure t = uitable('Data',[],... 'Colu...

8 years ago | 0

[GUI] How do you fill a Listbox with documents from a specific folder

The most basic example... D = dir; uicontrol('style','list',... 'units','pix',... 'pos',[20 20...

8 years ago | 0

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About matrix: how to make matrix binary (0 and 1)

S = dec2bin((1:32).') % If a string is o.k. N = S - '0' % If you need a numeric matrix.

8 years ago | 0

i want to plot the graph between the probability of false alarm and probability of detection

# Format your code. # Give a description of what it does and what is wrong # State _clearly_ what you need it to do.

8 years ago | 0

How can i create a standard matlab template for new programs

You could put that code in an m-file then use COPYFILE to copy it to a new m-file, including the intended name. Say your abov...

8 years ago | 1

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what is difference in cell and structure plz tell me with example

There is good documentation on this, did you read: doc cell doc struct Here is a cell array: C{1} = magic(3)...

8 years ago | 2

Error in Quad, suggestions required ?

Don't mix inlines with symbolics this way. syms E m R T f1 = int((0.99954.*E + ((0.58058-0.044967.*m).*R.*T))./(E + (2...

8 years ago | 0

plot of specified data

a=[1;1;1;1;2;2;2;3;3;3;3;4;4;4;4;4;5;5;5]; b=[20;21;22;24;20;22;24;21;19;20;22;23;24;19;23;19;24;23;22]; c=[2;5;1;3;1;3;...

8 years ago | 0

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Quick way to find the point where a vector changes from increasing to decreasing.

D = [10,9,7,5,3,2,1,2,3,5,7]; V = [0 diff(D)>0] % Indicates sign of difference S = find(V,1,'first') % First index whe...

8 years ago | 0

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Quotes around the name of the function

Typically, you want to pass a handle to a function, not a string. fsovle(@myfun,x0) % Notice the @ symbol --> a function h...

8 years ago | 0

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How to solve a simple if loop

# There is no such thing as an IF loop. # IF statements do not filter elements out of an array. # MATLAB does not use a THEN k...

8 years ago | 1

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Aborting callback execution in GUI - Drawnow error

I am not sure why you are using errors to try to cancel an operation. It seems simpler to just have the cancel button set a fla...

8 years ago | 0

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GUI pop-up menu and push buttons

There are many ways to do this. Here is a simple example that may provide a skeleton for you to fill out. function [] = ...

8 years ago | 0

Is there a way to label a plot with angled text?

You might give <http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/27812-rotate-x-axis-tick-labels this file exchange file a tr...

8 years ago | 0

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[co,fig] = gcbo does not work in slider listener

Use FINDALL. fig = findall(0,'type','figure','tag','myfiguretag')

8 years ago | 0

Hello, I am trying to fit some data points with an exponential equation.

>> X = sort(rand(1,10)*30); % Say this is our x data. >> Y = 14*exp(3*X); % Say this is _unknown_ equation. >> pp = po...

8 years ago | 0

Convert (x,y) data into a function y => f(x)

You could use POLYFIT, or the curve fitting toolbox or a simple interpolation. >> x = 0:.25:5; >> y = x.^2; >> f = ...

8 years ago | 1

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regexprep - may the replacement string contain a variable?

Does this work? regexprep(str, '(xx\(i,)BE(\))', ['$1',q,'$2'] )

8 years ago | 0

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How do I write a script for a GUI.m file that allows me to press a button, choose a (*.csv) file and then copy this (*.csv) file to the current folder so it can be used for an existing simulation?

You need to make complete pathnames. One way to do it is to concatenate the output from UIGETFILE and also to concatenate the d...

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