Data scientist at Cohen Veterans Bioscience; Obsessive runner. Professional Interests: Predictive modeling, statistics. (I don't respond to email via author page, but will usually look at a question if you send me a link to it.)

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Hold on function doesn't work

The problem with your code is not with the hold command. The problem is the syntax to plot the line. You plotted a 1x200 vector ...

Hold on function doesn't work

The problem with your code is not with the hold command. The problem is the syntax to plot the line. You plotted a 1x200 vector ...

2 days ago | 0

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Very confused about MLE

Let's step back to the big conceptual picture. The mle function is estimating the most likely parameters for a distribution of s...

Very confused about MLE

Let's step back to the big conceptual picture. The mle function is estimating the most likely parameters for a distribution of s...

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how to plot only one datapoint at a time with a 1 second delay from a dataset

Here is one way: TestPoints=[1 4 6;2 1 4;3 2 3;4 1 5;5 3 4;6 1 6;7 2 6;8 2 6]; figure for nr = 1:size(TestPoints,1) pl...

how to plot only one datapoint at a time with a 1 second delay from a dataset

Here is one way: TestPoints=[1 4 6;2 1 4;3 2 3;4 1 5;5 3 4;6 1 6;7 2 6;8 2 6]; figure for nr = 1:size(TestPoints,1) pl...

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how to make intervals in a bar graph

Here is one way: w = 42.5 : 5.0 : 62.5; n = [4 12 13 6 5]; bar(w,n,'BarWidth',1) FYI, if you have the underlying ind...

how to make intervals in a bar graph

Here is one way: w = 42.5 : 5.0 : 62.5; n = [4 12 13 6 5]; bar(w,n,'BarWidth',1) FYI, if you have the underlying ind...

10 days ago | 0

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How to get a random vector whose elements arrangement is the same as that of my desired vector

Do you want something like this, which adds some random "noise" around the elements of u? u = [3 1 5 105 155 50]; m = 10; n...

How to get a random vector whose elements arrangement is the same as that of my desired vector

Do you want something like this, which adds some random "noise" around the elements of u? u = [3 1 5 105 155 50]; m = 10; n...

1 month ago | 0

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Error using plot Not enough input arguments.

If you take a look at the documentation for the plot function, you will see that it cannot take cell arrays as input. I'm not e...

Error using plot Not enough input arguments.

If you take a look at the documentation for the plot function, you will see that it cannot take cell arrays as input. I'm not e...

1 month ago | 0

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shuffle indexes when sorting matrix

One way that springs to mind is to add a small, random "jitter" to the values in the image. The jitter magnitude should be small...

shuffle indexes when sorting matrix

One way that springs to mind is to add a small, random "jitter" to the values in the image. The jitter magnitude should be small...

1 month ago | 1

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How to suppress this error?

Two thoughts: First: Are you certain you have the correct warning? After you run your code that gives the warning, what is the ...

How to suppress this error?

Two thoughts: First: Are you certain you have the correct warning? After you run your code that gives the warning, what is the ...

1 month ago | 0

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Dot indexing is not supported for variables of this type???

Complete guess here. Are you simply trying to multiply the two variables? If so, then E(i).*tx(rr-1) Just using a dot, by itse...

Dot indexing is not supported for variables of this type???

Complete guess here. Are you simply trying to multiply the two variables? If so, then E(i).*tx(rr-1) Just using a dot, by itse...

1 month ago | 0

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How to interpret entries in documentation's left pane

In that left-hand pane, the following pages are at the same "level of the documentation hierarchy": Get Started with MATLAB Com...

How to interpret entries in documentation's left pane

In that left-hand pane, the following pages are at the same "level of the documentation hierarchy": Get Started with MATLAB Com...

1 month ago | 1

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Probability of Combinations Occurring

By "unique combinations", I assume you mean unique rows. Here is one way: % Example dataset. (Use your data instead.) x = [7 ...

Probability of Combinations Occurring

By "unique combinations", I assume you mean unique rows. Here is one way: % Example dataset. (Use your data instead.) x = [7 ...

1 month ago | 0

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multiplying scalar by matrix

In the exponentials, you missed an important set of parentheses, ensuring that you divide by the whole expression (lambda .* k ...

multiplying scalar by matrix

In the exponentials, you missed an important set of parentheses, ensuring that you divide by the whole expression (lambda .* k ...

1 month ago | 0

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How can i create a for loop that modifies a column in an existing matrix?

I would use the histcounts command to do this task: A = [1,1,3,4,5,1]; dicevalue = [1,2,3,4,5,6]'; throwCounts = histcounts...

How can i create a for loop that modifies a column in an existing matrix?

I would use the histcounts command to do this task: A = [1,1,3,4,5,1]; dicevalue = [1,2,3,4,5,6]'; throwCounts = histcounts...

1 month ago | 0

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Question about writing a function.

In the future, you might want to separate two such different questions as two different posts here. For your first question, wh...

Question about writing a function.

In the future, you might want to separate two such different questions as two different posts here. For your first question, wh...

1 month ago | 0

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How to same size of plot and histogram

I think that using h1= histogram(data2p,'Normalization','pdf'); h2= histogram(data3p,'Normalization','pdf'); and of course r...

How to same size of plot and histogram

I think that using h1= histogram(data2p,'Normalization','pdf'); h2= histogram(data3p,'Normalization','pdf'); and of course r...

1 month ago | 1

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draw a boxplot from a probability density function

Here is a very kludgy way to do it. You can generate a small "sample" dataset that has the same summary statistics as your PDF, ...

draw a boxplot from a probability density function

Here is a very kludgy way to do it. You can generate a small "sample" dataset that has the same summary statistics as your PDF, ...

1 month ago | 0

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Delete overlaping intervals in matrix

I expect there is a more elegant approach, but here is a straightforward way: M = [100 200 5; 150 210 7; 205 300 9;...

Delete overlaping intervals in matrix

I expect there is a more elegant approach, but here is a straightforward way: M = [100 200 5; 150 210 7; 205 300 9;...

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Delete overlaping intervals in matrix

I believe this does what you want: M = [100 200; 150 210; 190 300; 300 400; 410 600; 500 700]; keepRow = M(2:end,1) >= M(1:end...

Delete overlaping intervals in matrix

I believe this does what you want: M = [100 200; 150 210; 190 300; 300 400; 410 600; 500 700]; keepRow = M(2:end,1) >= M(1:end...

1 month ago | 1

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I want to use the Python libraries in MATLAB

Have you seen this documentation on calling python modules from MATLAB?

I want to use the Python libraries in MATLAB

Have you seen this documentation on calling python modules from MATLAB?

1 month ago | 0

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how can I put the histfit function in terms of probability?

Here's one way: % Made-up data data = randn(500,1); % Fit to a normal (or a different distribution if you choose) pd = fit...

how can I put the histfit function in terms of probability?

Here's one way: % Made-up data data = randn(500,1); % Fit to a normal (or a different distribution if you choose) pd = fit...

2 months ago | 0

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help with error "Reference to a cleared variable n"

Putting clear all inside the function clears the variable n that you just sent into it. You don't need that line.

help with error "Reference to a cleared variable n"

Putting clear all inside the function clears the variable n that you just sent into it. You don't need that line.

2 months ago | 0

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Using regexp to extract day number from long string

Is the directory depth reliably constant? If so, then % Input data str = 'folder\files and things\1996\other folder\ 6 <month>...

Using regexp to extract day number from long string

Is the directory depth reliably constant? If so, then % Input data str = 'folder\files and things\1996\other folder\ 6 <month>...

2 months ago | 0

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Limiting the values of a column

If you mean that y is a column vector, then y_new = y((y>=-10) & (y<=10)) will give you a new column vector with only the valu...

Limiting the values of a column

If you mean that y is a column vector, then y_new = y((y>=-10) & (y<=10)) will give you a new column vector with only the valu...

2 months ago | 0

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Need help fitting given data to an exponential function

If you have the Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox, you might be able to use the expfit function. If not, and you don't ha...

Need help fitting given data to an exponential function

If you have the Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox, you might be able to use the expfit function. If not, and you don't ha...

2 months ago | 0

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How to search for an exact string not just contains

Use strcmp instead, which checks for identical matches. loc = {'Las Vegas, NV','North Las Vegas, NV'}; match = strcmp(loc,'L...

How to search for an exact string not just contains

Use strcmp instead, which checks for identical matches. loc = {'Las Vegas, NV','North Las Vegas, NV'}; match = strcmp(loc,'L...

2 months ago | 0

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Counting every other number in a list

I'm not sure what you mean by "count" them, but the following vector will store every other element from mylist, starting with t...

Counting every other number in a list

I'm not sure what you mean by "count" them, but the following vector will store every other element from mylist, starting with t...

2 months ago | 0

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gaussian plot on my histogram

If you have the Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox, you can use the histfit function to do the histogram and gaussian fit a...

gaussian plot on my histogram

If you have the Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox, you can use the histfit function to do the histogram and gaussian fit a...

2 months ago | 0

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Who is using the MATLAB Discord channel?

This is the first I've heard of MATLAB having a Discord channel

Who is using the MATLAB Discord channel?

This is the first I've heard of MATLAB having a Discord channel

2 months ago | 1

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Get size of each element in a cell

You can use the cellfun command: cellfun(@size,myCell,'UniformOutput',false)

Get size of each element in a cell

You can use the cellfun command: cellfun(@size,myCell,'UniformOutput',false)

2 months ago | 1

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