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Best practices to use Matlab assert

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Hari Krishna Nalla
Hari Krishna Nalla on 31 May 2021
Commented: Bruno Luong on 1 Jun 2021
In my project, i'm using 'assert' checks in many places in the code.
I would like to understand how it impacts he runtime? Does it has any overhead similar to traditional programming languages like C in debug mode.
Bruno Luong
Bruno Luong on 1 Jun 2021
Other alternative to assert is arguments block

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Bruno Luong
Bruno Luong on 31 May 2021
No C debug mode slows every statement down. ASSERT costs the overhead of checking whatever you instruct MATLAB to check.
It matter or not depends on the percentage of that overhead wrt to the rest of the code.




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