Sequences, Arrays, Tables, Lists and Sets
This chapter covers such essential mathematical concepts as strings, arrays, and tables, which allow for fluid work in vector and matrix analysis, and also the treatment of all kinds of sums and products, both finite and infinite. MATLAB also implements sets and lists. For all of these concepts, we first present the definitions and then give a summary of the commands that can be used to implement them in MATLAB.
A sequence is simply an ordered list of items separated by commas. As well as presenting a sequence explicitly, separating the elements with commas, one can also use the ...