Introduction to Matlab -- Minicourse
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Introduction to Matlab

Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College January 2004

This class covers the basics of Matlab, a programming environment that offers all the power, adaptability, and programmability of high-level languages like FORTRAN, C, and C++, but also adds two essential capabilities for modern data analysis: interactivity and graphics display. The class is intended for beginning matlab users and covers performing calculations at the command line, creating variables, working with matrices and matlab data types, creating script files, and basic 2D and 3D graphing. This is a hands-on class that includes many sample excercise.

Prerequisites: Attendees should have a familiarity with basic computer operations. Some prior knowledge of programming is helpful.

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