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# Matt J

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Professional Interests: medical image processing, optimization algorithms

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Using fminsearch I want to plot the model function whose parameters I'm fitting at each iteration without the figure window stealing focus. How do I do this?
Stop invoking whatever command it is (figure(), axes() ?) that you are using to bring the figure into focus. Calling the plot co...

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Updating for loop boundaries in MATLAB
for i = 1:size(A,1)

etwa 24 Stunden ago | 1

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Calculation of the gradient of a function in BFGS Quasi-Newton Algorithm
With respect to all the variables that are unknown.

etwa 24 Stunden ago | 0

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matrix dimensions must agree error
Possibly a missing comma here, K=1/h^2*(2.*diag(ones(1,N+1))-diag(ones(1,N)-1)-diag(ones(1,N),1)); ...

4 Tage ago | 0

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Define a variable without assigning a value
Perhaps you are trying to do symbolic computations, https://www.mathworks.com/help/symbolic/performing-symbolic-computations.ht...

4 Tage ago | 0

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N-dimensional sparse arrays
Creates an N-dimensional sparse array object, for arbitrary N.

How can I use 'Least Squares Solver and Jacobian' instead of 'fminunc'?
Assuming D_d is the Jacobian of myfun, it would be, while (sum(abs(beta_u-beta_d))>0.1 && counter< 500) initial_gues...

5 Tage ago | 0

How to view centers on a 3D image
One suggestion is to use this FEX file to display the 3D volume with high transparency https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/...

6 Tage ago | 0

Comparing the performance of colon, loop, and cell indexing
I checked that it is indeed the case with the Run & Time feature. I don't know what that is, but the better test in any case i...

7 Tage ago | 2

Using 'fminunc', I receive Optimization completed because the size of the gradient is less than the value of the optimality tolerance.
If the problem doesn't have a solution satisfying the tolerance condition in your while loop (sum(abs(beta_u-beta_d))<0.1) the...

7 Tage ago | 0

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Join table with different lengths
innerjoin(Grouped_Weight_position{i},Country)

7 Tage ago | 1

Replace array elements with another small array using indexing
b=strrep( strrep(a,[1 4 1],3) ,[3 4 1],2)

10 Tage ago | 0

Split values in an cell array by using a threshold
One way, A_lower = cellfun(@(x) x(x<threshold), A, 'uni',0); A_upper = cellfun(@(x) x(x>threshold), A, 'uni',0);

10 Tage ago | 0

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How to solve this equation z = c sqrt(x) ?
c=z/sqrt(x)

10 Tage ago | 0

Too many output argument error while using nested functions?
The code you've posted does not make it clear what problem you are encountering. There doesn't appear to be anything wrong in th...

10 Tage ago | 1

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How to multiply a scalar with matrix within loop and for each iteration store the values in new matrix?
There is no need for a loop: C=A.*reshape(b.^(0:n-1),1,1,[]);

10 Tage ago | 1

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Function lsqnonlin() has no optimization effect
And I have another question. My code has no optimization effect In this case, your initial guess already is optimal. You can se...

11 Tage ago | 0

Linear Extrapolation with interp2
The only remedy I can think of is to pre-pad the edges of the data V with linearly extrapolated values at distant X, Y. That way...

12 Tage ago | 0

overlaps() with only two polyshap objects
Use the two-argument form, Obstacles=[obstacle3 obstacle2]; criterion = sum( overlaps(car,Obstacles) ) == 1 ; %true if one a...

12 Tage ago | 0

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Constraints on meshgrid. Remove points outside function
Just apply logical indexing on the appropriate region and set it to NaN, bad=(y<s11(s2)) | (y>s12(s2)); z(bad)=nan;

12 Tage ago | 0

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How to run a curve approximation on a script using a function defined in a file and display the goodness of fit in a command window
You can't use the curve fit tool for a curve defined in an mfile. You can use lsqcurvefit, if you have the optimization toolbox,...

12 Tage ago | 0

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Parallel Processing with Multipul GPUs - fftn
You can use gpuDevice() to select different GPUs for different calculations. gpuArray commands run asynchronously without blocki...

13 Tage ago | 0

optimization based upon another optimization
You can write anything you want inside the code for your objective function, including other optimization processes. However, fm...

14 Tage ago | 0

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Finding handles to figure text
I am attempting to use findobj to retrieve text objects in a plot. For some reason, this fails (R2018a,b). In the following exam...

15 Tage ago | 1 answer | 0

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fmincon nonlinear equality constraint
wopt = fmincon(NegPFMu, w0, [], [], Aeq, beq, lb,[], @(w) mycon(w, Cov, TargetVariance)); function [c, ceq] = mycon(w, Cov, T...

17 Tage ago | 1

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Uniformly distributed points generation inside quadrilateral with given points
I haven't used it, but this FEX tool claims to be able to do it: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/71398-ran...

17 Tage ago | 1

Fit a vector to matrix distribution
Can I just plug my new matrix into this and expect a distribution of values out for f1 and D1? I assume you already tried this ...

17 Tage ago | 0

Extract and show non zero pixels of a 2D image in MATLAB
The question seems very open ended. Perhaps as follows, spy(ima)

18 Tage ago | 0

How to get the coordinates of each room in a floor plan image through object identification method?
One approach is to close all of the doors morphologically: load('Walls') e=ones(1,105); A=imclose(imclose(~Image,e),e.');...

18 Tage ago | 0

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Constrained minimum L1-norm solutions of linear equations
Finds least L1-norm solutions to linear equations C*x=d subject to linear and/or integer constraints.