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Benchmarking a GPU
I recently acquired a GPU, a graphics processing unit. It's called a GPU because such processors were originally...

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Amaze, A Maze Generator
My MATLAB® program, amaze, generates mazes by combining old friends, numgrid and delsq, with a new friend, the graph object....

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Amaze, A maze generator.
Amaze generates mazes by combining |numgrid| and |delsq|, with the |graph| object.

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Experiments with Variable Format Half Precision
For the past month I have been working with the variable format 16-bit floating point arithmetic that I described in this...

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Floating Point Arithmetic Before IEEE 754
In a comment following my post about half-precision arithmetic, "Raj C" asked how the parameters for IEEE Standard 754...

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Variable Format Half Precision Floating Point Arithmetic
A year and a half ago I wrote a post about "half precision" 16-bit floating point arithmetic, Moler on fp16. I followed this...

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VAXBARN Restores Vibrating Membrane on Ardent Titan
VAXBARN Restores Vibrating Membrane on Ardent Titan dore_frame This is a short post to point to a web site in the...

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Mandelbrot Brings Season’s Greetings
Mandelbrot Brings Season's GreetingsMandelbrot sports a new red, green and gold colormap to celebrate the holidays. ...

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interp_gadget
Explore the Runge phenomenon -- does polynomial interpolation converge?

3 years ago | 4 downloads |

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Explore Runge’s Polynomial Interpolation Phenomenon
As the degree of an interpolating polynomial increases, does the polynomial converge to the underlying function? The short...

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Penrose and Fourier Design Playing Cards
MathWorks is creating a deck of playing cards that will be offered as gifts at our trade show booths. The design of the...

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Game of Life
Conway's Game of Life with Life Lexicon

3 years ago | 11 downloads |

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Revisiting the Game of Life
I am addicted. I keep coming back to John Conway's Game of Life. Years ago, I wrote a chapter about Life in Experiments...

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Teaching a Newcomer About Teaching Calculus to a Deep Learner
Two months ago I wrote a blog post about Teaching Calculus to a Deep Learner. We wrote the code for that post in one...

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MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge
This week’s post is by Reece Teramoto. MathWorks recently took over sponsorship of the Math Modeling Challenge, a contest...

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USA Traveling Salesman Tour
Find the optimum traveling salesman tour through the capitals of the 48 contiguous states in the USA.... read more >>

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Graph Object of 48 USA States
Create a MATLAB® graph object from information about neighbors among the 48 contiguous states in the USA.... read more >>

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Reviving Wilson’s Matrix
I probably first saw this matrix in 1960 in John Todd's class at Caltech. But I forgot about it until Tahar Loulou jogged my...

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Teaching Calculus to a Deep Learner
MIT's Professor Gil Strang gave two talks in one morning recently at the SIAM annual meeting. Both talks derived from his...

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Antarctic Ships, Fractal and Real
Antarctic Ships, Fractal and RealDavid Wilson, from the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, has alerted me...

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The OEIS and the Recamán Sequence
Here are the first 12 integers from an infinite sequence defined by a deceptively simple rule. Can you see the pattern? Try...

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Greg Searle, Fractal Art and Design
If you follow this blog regularly, you know that I love fractals. I recently spent a pleasant afternoon in Nashua, New...

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play_match_the_color_game
Try to match RGB or YIQ triples of selected colors

3 years ago | 1 download |

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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

3 years ago | 2 downloads |

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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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