Chapter 7. Introduction to Graphics

A picture, it is said, is worth a thousand words. MATLAB has a powerful graphics system for presenting and visualizing data that is reasonably easy to use. (Most of the figures in this book have been generated by MATLAB.) This chapter introduces MATLAB’s high-level 2D and 3D plotting facilities. Low-level features, such as handle graphics, are discussed in later sections.

It should be stressed that the treatment in this chapter is of necessity brief and intended only to give you a glimpse of the richness and power of MATLAB graphics. For a full treatment, consult Help on the functions mentioned, as well as the ...

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