  # Matlab Help - Quick Orientation to this programming software

This section is basic Matlab help. It's an introduction to this powerful software tool so that you can learn about vector or matrix basics, and also can get a list of the most used commands. You can also visit our Sitemap (Table of Contents).

 Below you can find the first steps necessary to work with vectors and matrices... A Guide to Matlab The following information acts as a roadmap or a guide to MATLAB, and it's a good way to start learning its environment. These descriptions take you to further information...

Matlab Training (self-paced)
What is MATLAB? The word MATLAB stands for MATrix-LABoratory. This is where you're going to start your self-paced MATLAB training! This virtual lab is a program for high-performance numerical operations and visualization...

Matlab Help
In this section we talk about some basic features and commands. This is a kind of Matlab quick help. To begin with, we look at the general structure of the environment. Typing 'help function' (in the Matlab command window)...

General MATLAB commands
These are Matlab commands to be used for on-line help, directory information, workspace information, general information and Matlab termination. These functions can be used within scripts or in the command window...

More MATLAB Commands...
On this page we present the use of some basic MATLAB commands and functions. With Matlab, you can perform simple operations, as if you were working with a calculator. You can download a very helpful list of commands...

Vector Basics
The numbers of the array should be separated by spaces (like shown) or commas. If you're working with complex numbers, you must avoid spaces and work only with commas...

The Magic Square
This image is filled with mathematical symbolism, and if you look carefully, you will see a matrix in the upper right corner. This matrix is known as a magic square and was believed by many in Durer’s time to have real mystical properties...

Matrices
Arrays of numbers can also compose matrices. To create a matrix, spaces or commas separate the elements in columns, semicolons separate rows...

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