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By Won Young Yang, Wenwu Cao, Tae-Sang Chung, John Morris

In recent times, with the advent of latest media items, there was a shift within the use of programming languages from FORTRAN or C to MATLAB for imposing numerical tools. This booklet uses the robust MATLAB software program to prevent advanced derivations, and to coach the basic recommendations utilizing the software program to unravel sensible difficulties. through the years, many textbooks were written almost about numerical tools. in line with their path event, the authors use a more effective strategy and hyperlink each way to genuine engineering and/or technology difficulties. the most profit is that engineers don't need to recognize the mathematical thought on the way to observe the numerical tools for fixing their real-life problems.
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2. The MATLAB command pinv(A) provides us with a matrix X of the same dimension as AT such that AXA = A and XAX = X. 4]. Note that AT [AAT ]−1 /[AT A]−1 AT is called the right/left inverse because it is multiplied onto the right/left side of A to yield an identity matrix. 3. You should be careful when using the pinv(A) command for a rankdeficient matrix, because its output is no longer the right/left inverse, which does not even exist for rank-deficient matrices. 4. The value of a scalar function having an array value as its argument is also an array with the same dimension.

Type fctrl(-1) into the MATLAB Command window. Then you will see >>fctrl(-1) ans = 1 This seems to imply that (−1)! = 1, which is not true. It is caused by the mistake of the user who tries to find (−1)! without knowing that it is not defined. This kind of runtime error seems to be minor because it does not halt the process. But it needs special attention because it may not be easy to detect. If you are a good programmer, you will insert some error handling statements in the program fctrl() as below.

First, in order to decrease the magnitude of round-off errors and to lower the possibility of overflow/underflow errors, make the intermediate result as close to 1 as possible in consecutive multiplication/division processes. According to this rule, when computing xy/z, we program the formula as ž ž ž (xy)/z when x and y in the multiplication are very different in magnitude, x(y/z) when y and z in the division are close in magnitude, and (x/z)y when x and z in the division are close in magnitude.

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