Summing elements of a vector without a for loop

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Given a vector/array v of length , I would like to create a new vector of length M where the 1st component is the sum of the 1st 5 elements of v, the 2nd element is the sum of the next 5 elements of v,... and so on until we get to the last element which is the sum of the last 5 elements of v.
Is there a quick way to do this without using a for loop?

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Yongjian Feng
Yongjian Feng on 29 Oct 2021
Edited: Yongjian Feng on 2 Nov 2021
How about this:
M=3; % you know your M
v = ones(1, M^2); % your v vector
vReshaped = reshape(v, M, M)'; % Note need this.
result = sum(vReshaped, 2)';
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KSSV
KSSV on 29 Oct 2021

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