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play_match_the_color_game
Try to match RGB or YIQ triples of selected colors

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Play “Match the Color” Game
I first saw this game years ago in the Exploratorium, a science museum in San Francisco. You are given a computer screen...

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The Jordan Canonical Form Just Doesn’t Compute
Camille Jordan (1838-1922)... read more >>

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The MATLAB Technical Computing Environment
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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MATLAB History, Modern MATLAB, part 2
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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Friday the 13th and the Datetime Method
Today is Friday, the 13th. In many parts of the world, today is regarded as unlucky. But I want to revisit an old question:...

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dragon
The Dragon Curve

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The Dragon Curve
Let me tell you about a beautiful, fractal curve, the Dragon Curve. Download my new dragon program from the File Exchange...

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Easter, Revisited
Today is Easter Sunday. Why? How is the date of Easter determined?... read more >>

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MATLABĀ® History, Modern MATLAB, part 1
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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Happy Pi Day
Happy Pi Day, 3/14.... read more >>

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MATLAB History, PC-MATLAB Version 1.0
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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Fun With The Pascal Triangle
The Wikipedia article on Pascal's Triangle has hundreds of properties of the triangle and there are dozens of other Web...

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Happy Valentine’s Day
Edward Scheinerman, The Mathematics Lover's Companion, Yale University Press, 2017...

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The Historic MATLAB Users’ Guide
In the 1970s and early 1980s, while I was working on the LINPACK and EISPACK projects that I discussed in two previous...

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LINPACK, Linear Equation Package
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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EISPACK, Matrix Eigensystem Routines
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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Bug in Half-Precision Floating Point Object
My post on May 8 was about "half-precision" and "quarter-precision" arithmetic. I also added code for objects fp16 and fp8...

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Wilkinson and Reinsch Handbook on Linear Algebra
The ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, SIGPLAN, expects to hold the fourth in a series of conferences on...

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Leslie Fox
Leslie Fox (1918-1992) is a British numerical analyst who was a contemporary of three men who played such an important role...

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Three-Term Recurrence Relations and Bessel Functions
Three-term recurrence relations are the basis for computing Bessel functions.... read more >>

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Two Other MATLABs, in Bangladesh and in Hindi
This post is about the words "Matlab" and "matlab", in upper and lower case, and without a trademark symbol. Matlab with...

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My First Computer, the Burroughs 205 Datatron
The first computer that I seriously used was the Burroughs 205 Datatron. I actually used two different machines, one at...

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How Far Apart Are Two Random Points in a Hypercube?
Two days ago I wrote about random points in a square. At the last minute I added the paragraph asking about the...

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How Far Apart Are Two Random Points in a Square?
How far apart can you expect two points chosen at random in the unit square to be? I found this problem on the YouTube...

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A Logo Zoetrope
A quick post to point my readers to Ned Gulley's post in MATLAB Community, A Galloping Logo Zoetrope. Don't know what a...

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Brad Efron’s Nontransitive Dice
Do not get involved in a bar bet with Brad Efron and his dice until you have read this.... read more >>

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C^5, Cleve’s Corner Collection Card Catalog
I have been writing books, programs, newsletter columns and blogs since 1990. I have now collected all of this material...

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Levenshtein Edit Distance Between Strings
How can you measure the distance between two words? How can you find the closest match to a word in a list of words? The...

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Latent Semantic Indexing, SVD, and Zipf’s Law
Latent Semantic Indexing, LSI, uses the Singular Value Decomposition of a term-by-document matrix to represent the...

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