Matlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving
Key differences between 4th and 3rd editions
 Time lapse between previous and current publications: 3 years (2013 vs 2016).
 Attaway's Matlab was first published in 2009.
 Main changes in the Fourth Ed:
 R2016a version of MATLAB.
 Chapter 1 has two new sections covering:
 The range of types and casting the values to types
 Builtin functions in Matlab
 Chapter 6 now covers new Live Editor allowing to create, run, and publish live scripts.
 Chapter 8 has new section about advanced data structures similar to those in other highlevel languages.
 Completely new Chapter 11 on objectoriented programming and its use in graphics.
 New design environment for building apps (App Designer).
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Matlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving
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eBook ISBN: 9780128045411
Published by: ButterworthHeinemann, July 23, 2016
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eBook ISBN: 9780123850829
Published by: ButterworthHeinemann, June 30, 2011
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