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MATLAB® Graphics and Plotting

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  • use basic features of MATLAB graphics
  • learn simple and multiple plots and subplots
  • learn 2-D and 3-D plotting and plot annotation
  • plot various simple and complex functions

3.1 Introduction

Graphics and plotting are not limited to a particular discipline or subject. Whether it is a budget document, an architectural plan or a scientific report, plotting finds its application in all fields. Yet, the ways to present facts and figures vary from case to case. Several types of plots are useful in visually illustrating and emphasizing a particular aspect of the given data. Just as good programming requires skill, good plotting requires expertise to present the data ...

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