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MATLAB: Overview

Matlab is a high level language and a numerical computing environment. Developed by MathWorks, Matlab allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms and creation of user interfaces.

Introduction

MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java

Penn Libraries offers assistance with Matlab through workshops, small-group and individual consultations.

Why Use Matlab?

MATLAB is used for rapid prototyping and is used in both industries as well as universities. It has a wide range of functions to make coding easier irrespective of the application. Codes are concise and the plotting tools helps to visualize data in an effective manner. The documentation that is available as a part of the software helps in getting things done quickly. 

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