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Re: FW: Scalars and Matrices:

From: John Day
Subject: Re: FW: Scalars and Matrices:
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 17:22:55 -0400

At 03:51 PM 10/12/99 -0500, Mike Miller wrote:
>Is there anything more to the problem than this:  MATLAB doesn't allow use
>of a 1x1 matrix.  That is, MATLAB will redefine a 1x1 matrix as a scalar,
>and the user has no control over that.

But MATLAB does have 1x1 matrices! What it doesn't have is
scalars. Any attempt to enter a "scalar" results in a 1x1 matrix.
Here's proof: 

» m = 1
m =
» size(m)
ans =
     1     1


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