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MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation.



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Recommended reading:

  • Learning MATLAB, by Tobin A. Driscoll. This engaging book is a very compact introduction to the essentials of the MATLAB programming language and is ideal for readers seeking a focused and brief approach to the software.
  • Exploratory data analysis with MATLAB, by Wendy Martinez. The book presents an approach using the basic functions from MATLAB and the MATLAB Statistics Toolbox, in order to be more accessible and enduring.


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