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Error while computing mean of a row vector

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rihab on 19 Aug 2015
Commented: Star Strider on 20 Aug 2015
I am getting the following error while finding out the mean of a row vector(using the mean function of matlab) containing ten elements:
Subscript indices must either be real positive integers or logicals.
Could any one tell me how to resolve this error?
Thank you!

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Star Strider
Star Strider on 19 Aug 2015
In the Command Window, type:
which mean -all
If it returns:
mean is a variable.
among its path returns, you are ‘shadowing’ (or ‘overshadowing’) the mean function with a variable you named ‘mean’. The solution is to rename the variable to ‘meanx’ or some such.
Star Strider
Star Strider on 20 Aug 2015
I still believe you’re shadowing the mean function somewhere in your code.

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