# Siddharth Shankar

### MathWorks

Professional Interests: Software development, GUI building, Instrument Control, Data Acquisiton

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Two Port S-Parameter Measurement

Perform a 2-port s-parameter measurement using the Instrument Control Toolbox.

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Why does Stateflow evaluate the condition [x >= (1/2)] differently from [x >= 0.5]?

If I had to guess, I would think that 1/2 results in integer division which always yields 0, and this is then cast to double (0....

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How to activate Stateflow substate without flow graph

Can you please expand on the question a bit? It would help if you could sketch out a very simple example example with maybe jus...

10 years ago | 1

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN

Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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Column Removal

Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

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Select every other element of a vector

Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

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Determine if input is odd

Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

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Make the vector [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10]

In MATLAB, you create a vector by enclosing the elements in square brackets like so: x = [1 2 3 4] Commas are optional, s...

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Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector

Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

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Times 2 - START HERE

Try out this test problem first. Given the variable x as your input, multiply it by two and put the result in y. Examples:...

10 years ago

How to find number of arrays in a structure filed ?

Off the top of my head: function [N1, N2] = fieldCount(inputStruct) N1 = 0; N2 = 0; for i = 1: numel(inputStruct) i...

11 years ago | 0

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How to react on a change of variable from workspace?

One POSSIBLE solution if you are not considering a _timer_ object (and assuming that you have a relatively recent version of MAT...

11 years ago | 4

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Declaring 'many' variables from work space into function workspace

A very simple (but effective) way to do this is to use EVALIN to save the necessary variables in the base workspace to a MAT fil...

11 years ago | 8

Writing Non-ASCII keys in Serial Port

The value for CTRL-Z (^Z), is 26 (decimal value). So you could just try using FWRITE to send that value, in addition to all the ...

11 years ago | 1

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Store and read MAT-file as embedded file in an Excel spreadsheet

If you are familiar with C++, then you could consider using the <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/apiref/bqoqnz0.html#bqoqn...

11 years ago | 0

How do I creating a database of image files that is accessible from MATLAB?

You could store the image data into a database as a BLOB (Binary Large Object). I know you can do this in MySQL, you need to che...

11 years ago | 1

Frequency modulating a wav file?

If simulink is an option, the <http://www.mathworks.com/help/toolbox/commblks/ref/fmmodulatorpassband.html FM Modulator Passband...

11 years ago | 0

calling Java methods using JNI/C++ (via Swig) from Matlab -> UnsatisfiesLinkError

Please try adding the path to the C++ library inside the file: librarypath.txt 1. From the MATLAB command prompt: edit lib...

11 years ago | 1

How can I convert a MATLAB file into a .exe file ?

You can do this using the <http://www.mathworks.com/products/compiler/ MATLAB Compiler>. The executable created needs to be pack...

11 years ago | 0

How to replace "getsnapshot" with the button on my webcam?

What you are asking for is a "hardware trigger". You could check if your VIDEOINPUT object supports hardware triggers by using t...

11 years ago | 1

MATLAB GUI

As Matt mentioned, UITABLE wasn't really supported/documented till R2008a and was not (in 7a) nearly as powerful as it is today....

11 years ago | 1

How to replace MATLAB icon from a figure window?

As Bruno says, that would be a breach of the MathWorks license agreement. Specific details here: <http://www.mathworks.com/su...

11 years ago | 3

Read Data from Serial Device

Douglas, I would recommend adding a call to FLUSHINPUT (if you are using the Instrument Control Toolbox) as soon as you FOPEN...

11 years ago | 0

Image Background Removal

Have you considered using the <http://www.mathworks.com/help/toolbox/images/ref/imabsdiff.html imabsdiff> method. The difference...

11 years ago | 0

Saving a Bilevel - or Binary Image

B = zeros(X, Y, 1, NumberOfFrames); B = logical(B); is what you are looking for. More info here: <http://www.mathworks.com...

11 years ago | 0

Motion detection using image subtraction.

<http://www.mathworks.com/company/newsletters/news_notes/win03/tracking.html Tracking Objects> Look at the section titled: "O...

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Creating a gui with variable axes

As far as "variable axes" goes, one approach you could take is to "link" your data to the axes. Then, when you change the data, ...

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