Community Profile # John D'Errico

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Last seen: Today Active since 2006

DON'T contact me. I won't answer questions. PERIOD. I don't do your homework. I won't do consulting. A retired mathematician, numerical analyst, woodworker, bridge player.

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Store trios of values from different vectors in an only vector
Please stop posting the same question multiple times. You made some effort though. First, learn to use meshgrid. [X,Y] = meshg...

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I am trying to fit a line (to a blue curve in the image) using spline, pchip or makima function, however, theses function do not work properly (red line).
They don't work, because your curve does not describe a SINGLE valuesd function y(x). That is, for many values of x, there are T...

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How do I find the eigenvalues and vectors of an equation not of form (A*x = b*x)?
This is a classic problem in eigenvalues, caled the generalized eigenvalue problem. That is, if you want to solve the eigenprobl...

en dag ago | 0

How to convert decimals to Ascii characters?
The ascii encoding is not what you are asking to find, since this produces a different result. D = 0:63; char(D + 'A') Howeve...

2 dagar ago | 1

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Set of all bipartite graphs
No problem. Well, there probably IS a problem, as people are far too often surprised at how big things get. How do you generate...

3 dagar ago | 0

I have an image that is 234x432x4 size wise. I tried imshow() and image(), but it doesn't work. What do I use?
You have a 4 channel image, most likely CMYK, certainly not RGB. For example: imshow(rand(234,432,3)) As you can see, there ...

3 dagar ago | 0

3/8 Simpson's Rule
Please don't keep on posting the same question. You got no answer, since your question was itself terribly confusing, as was you...

3 dagar ago | 1

How to find position function with acceleration function using matlab
Just knowing the acceleration is meaningless, UNLESS you know how long the acceleration was in force. Next, acceleration is a ve...

4 dagar ago | 0

How can i get ODE to solve an equation if my y0 is more than one value?
You seem to have a misunderstanding. You are asking to solve a differential equation, here a first order ODE. (A Jan points out...

4 dagar ago | 1

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Get the displacement component which is perpendicular to the triangle (finite element)
A highly confusing question. You talk about a triangle, but you do not tell us the coordinates of the triangle, only the displac...

6 dagar ago | 1

Using nested FOR() loops to populate a matrix
You have a solution. It works. Do you need for loops, or worse, nested for loops? Of course not. The entire point of this answer...

7 dagar ago | 1

Why is it that when I am trying to create a function, the run button at the top turns grey?
You DON'T use run on a function. That makes no sense I'm afraid. Instead, functions in MATLAB are things you would call from ei...

8 dagar ago | 0

Matlab code for solving nonlinear equations
Actiiually, this is almost trivial. Seriously. It is. All of the trig terms are just known constants. And everything else is in ...

8 dagar ago | 1

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how to draw the hyperboloid of one sheet?
help fimplicit3

9 dagar ago | 0

if and sum not working together
I'll say the same thing, but differently. As @Steven Lord points out, you cannot represent the fraction 1/3 exactly as a decim...

10 dagar ago | 1

Looping if between 2 numbers
As @Jeffrey Clark said, the & operator is a LOGICAL operator. Perhaps what you want to do is have a loop over a discontigous dom...

12 dagar ago | 0

How can I solve a system of non-linear equations with complex numbers?
WHY NOT TRY IT? Assuming you really intended for the second equation to use sind(120)... syms theta r eq1 = 0 == 2*cosd(240) +...

12 dagar ago | 0

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what formula do I have to put for calculating by using MATLAB?
Start here: help sum Then spend some time on the MATLAB Onramp tutorial, since this is a basic question.

12 dagar ago | 0

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Question about how the isosurface function works
isosurface cannot use interpolation? Why not? All that is necessary is the ability to perform LINEAR interpolation, between pair...

12 dagar ago | 0

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Extreme points of a polyhedral set
Was it really necessary to put a picture of the equations into your question, when simple text was just as easy? That means, in ...

14 dagar ago | 0

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How to approximate a multivariable arctan function?
@Sam Chak has suggested an interesting idea in a comment. However, while it is not a bad idea at first glance, I suspect it will...

14 dagar ago | 1

Formatting of result values.
You cannot write it in that form, at least not easily. Yes, you could write a formatting code. But you would need to write it, s...

14 dagar ago | 0

vectorized code is more time consuming than a simple for loop
It is not uncommon to have vectorized code be slower than a brute force loop. Why? The word "vectorization" can refer to many d...

15 dagar ago | 3

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Problem with non-linear implicit equation using fsolve
a = 1.5; R = 190; bmax = 0.0024139; bmin = 9.779e-10; Since you do not tell us the values of A and B, only the range, I'll...

18 dagar ago | 0

How to sort points clockwise or counterclockwise?
Can you compute the polar coordinates angle, around that mean? (Hint: use atan2. Don't forget to subtract off the mean FIRST.) ...

18 dagar ago | 1

Scaling variables for integration with ode15s
There is a reasonable chance your results may problematic, if you do not scale things. While you may get a result, you will have...

18 dagar ago | 0

1, 4, 7, 2, 5, 8, 3, 6, 9 serie
Yes, @Tom has given a great answer. The way I would solve it on any normal day. But, just perhaps, is there another way? There a...

18 dagar ago | 0

Sentiment Analysis Expand Contractions
Is it possible? Of course. Search for the possible contractions. Replace them with uncontracted forms. Note that SOME forms woul...

18 dagar ago | 1