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4. Input and Output

Sandeep Nagar

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4.1 Introduction

The fundamental data type for MATLAB is an array. Most of numerical computations for scientific and engineering purposes involve dealing with data in various file formats. Scientific devices and computer programs themselves generate data as files. These files are then read and converted into arrays (mostly). These arrays can be manipulated as per mathematical requirements by the files of matrix algebra. The results generate a new set of arrays. These arrays are further converted into files for visualization.

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