Edward Neuman
Department of Mathematics
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
edneuman@siu.
edu
One of the nice features of MATLAB is its ease of computations with vectors and matrices.
In
this tutorial the following topics are discussed:...
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Edward Neuman
Department of Mathematics
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
edneuman@siu.
edu
One of the nice features of MATLAB is its ease of computations with vectors and matrices.
In
this tutorial the following topics are discussed: vectors and matrices in MATLAB, solving
systems of linear equations, the inverse of a matrix, determinants, vectors in n-dimensional
Euclidean space, linear transformations, real vector spaces and the matrix eigenvalue problem.
Applications of linear algebra to the curve fitting, message coding and computer graphics are also
included.
For the reader s convenience we include lists of special characters and MATLAB functions that
are used in this tutorial.
Special characters
; Semicolon operator
Conjugated transpose
.
Transpose
* Times
.
Dot operator
^ Power operator
[ ] Emty vector operator
: Colon operator
= Assignment
== Equality
\ Backslash or left division
/ Right division
i, j Imaginary unit
~ Logical no
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