The following tables list MATLAB's characters, commands, and functions that are covered in the book. The items are grouped by subjects.

**Table A.1. Characters and arithmetic operators**

Character | Description | Page |
---|---|---|

+ | Addition. | 11, 64 |

− | Subtraction. | 11, 64 |

* | Scalar and array multiplication. | 11, 65 |

.* | Element-by-element multiplication of arrays. | 72 |

/ | Right division. | 11, 71 |

\ | Left division. | 11, 70 |

./ | Element-by-element right division. | 72 |

.\ | Element-by-element left division. | 72 |

^ | Exponentiation. | 11 |

.^ | Element-by-element exponentiation. | 72 |

: | Colon; creates vectors with equally spaced elements, represents range of elements in arrays. | 37, 44 |

= | Assignment operator. | 16 |

( ) | Parentheses; sets precedence, encloses input arguments in functions and subscripts of arrays. | 11, 42, 44, 222 |

[ ] | Brackets; forms arrays. encloses output arguments in functions. | 37, 38, 39, 222 |

, | Comma; separates array subscripts and function arguments, separates commands in the same line. | 9, 17, 42-45, 222 |

; | Semicolon; suppresses display, ends row in array. | 10, 39 |

' | Single quote; matrix transpose, creates string. | 41, 53-55 |

... | Ellipsis; continuation of line. | 9 |

% | Percent; denotes a comment, specifies output format. | 10 |

**Table A.2. Relational and logical operators**

Character | Description | Page |
---|---|---|

< | Less than. | 174 |

> | Greater than. | 174 |

<= | Less than or equal. | 174 |

>= | Greater than or equal. | 174 |

== | Equal. | 174 |

~= | Not equal. | 174 |

& | Logical AND. | 177 |

| | Logical OR. | 177 |

~ | Logical NOT. | 177 |

**Table A.3. Managing commands**

Command | Description | Page |
---|---|---|

| Changes current directory. | 23 |

| Clears the ... |

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