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  • Date Published: February 2017
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781611974652

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  • MATLAB is an interactive system for numerical computation that is widely used for teaching and research in industry and academia. It provides a modern programming language and problem solving environment, with powerful data structures, customizable graphics, and easy-to-use editing and debugging tools. This third edition of the MATLAB Guide completely revises and updates the best-selling second edition and is over thirty per cent longer. Colour figures are provided throughout and major updates to the MATLAB graphics system are fully reflected. The book remains a lively, concise introduction to the most popular and important features of MATLAB and the Symbolic Math Toolbox. Key features include a tutorial that gives a hands-on overview of MATLAB, a thorough treatment of MATLAB mathematics, including the linear algebra and numerical analysis functions and the differential equation solvers, and a webpage at that provides example program files, updates, and links to MATLAB resources.

    • Contains new chapters on the Parallel Computing Toolbox, object-oriented programming, graphs, and large data sets
    • Covers important new MATLAB data types such as categorical arrays, string arrays, tall arrays, tables, and timetables
    • Fully reflects major updates to the MATLAB graphics system
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    Product details

    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Date Published: February 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781611974652
    • length: 500 pages
    • dimensions: 262 x 185 x 34 mm
    • weight: 1.23kg
    • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for availability.
  • Table of Contents

    List of figures
    List of tables
    List of program files
    1. A brief tutorial
    2. Basics
    3. Distinctive features of MATLAB
    4. Arithmetic
    5. Matrices
    6. Operators and flow control
    7. Program files
    8. Graphics
    9. Linear algebra
    10. More on functions
    11. Numerical methods: part I
    12. Numerical methods: part II
    13. Input and output
    14. Troubleshooting
    15. Sparse matrices
    16. More on coding
    17. Advanced graphics
    18. Other data types and multidimensional arrays
    19. Object-oriented programming
    20. The symbolic math toolbox
    21. Graphs
    22. Large data sets
    23. Optimizing codes
    24. Tricks and tips
    25. The parallel computing toolbox
    26. Case studies
    Appendix A. The top 111 MATLAB functions

  • Authors

    Desmond J. Higham, University of Strathclyde
    Desmond J. Higham is 1966 Chair of Numerical Analysis at the University of Strathclyde. His research focuses on stochastic computation, network science, and city analytics. He is a SIAM Dahlquist Prize winner, a SIAM Fellow, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

    Nicholas J. Higham, University of Manchester
    Nicholas J. Higham is Richardson Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Manchester. His research focuses on numerical linear algebra, and he has contributed numerous functions to MATLAB. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a SIAM Fellow, and a Member of Academia Europaea.

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