binning a point cloud, 3D scattered data, in the X-Y plane

Take a set of XYZ points, and returns average Z values for corresponding bins in X & Y planes.

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Updated Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:49:03 +0000

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Imagine you have a cloud of XYZ points. You want to determine the average Z value along with its standard deviation for a grid in the X-Y planes.

The algorithm is fully vectorized, so there are no nested for loops.

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Stephan Koehler (2023). binning a point cloud, 3D scattered data, in the X-Y plane (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/41386-binning-a-point-cloud-3d-scattered-data-in-the-x-y-plane), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2011a
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Acknowledgements

Inspired: binToVector and binToMatrix

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Version Published Release Notes
1.1.0.0

fixed typo

1.0.0.0