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17ABBPPM - Programming in Matlab

Code Completion Credits Range Language
17ABBPPM KZ 2 0+2
Radim Krupička (guarantor), Zoltán Szabó (guarantor)
Radim Krupička (guarantor), Zoltán Szabó (guarantor), Ondřej Klempíř
Department of Biomedical Informatics

Basic description of MATLAB environment. Numerical formats. Variables and matrices. Complex numbers. Rounding numbers. Basic instructions. Matrices operations. Visualization. Simulink (basic description, exercise formulation, parameters entry). Conditional and cyclical instructions. Script creation, functions, debugging. Continuous and discrete processes. Symbolical solutions. Graphical user interface creation. Applications in MATLAB.


The conditions for credit is participation on the practices and successful solution of individual exercise.

Syllabus of lectures:

The subject has only computer practices.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Basic operations with real numbers, help, data types, complex numbers, variables.

2.Import/export of variables from/to files, operations with strings, matrices and vectors.

3.m-functions and scripts, debugging, if, cycles.

4.Basics of 2D graphics, more waveforms in one window, features of graphs.


6.Symbolic toolbox, equation system, derivation, integration, data import form Excel.

7.3D graphs, image processing toolbox, representation of images in Matlab.

8.Basics of 3D graphic, different types of graphs.

9.Changing formats of images, color maps, dot operations.

10.Creating harmonic signals with different shapes, record and listening of audio signals.

11.Graphical user interface (GUI) in Matlab


13.Simulink, exercises in Simulink

14.Video, sound and animation; communication

Study Objective:

The goal of the subject is giving to students basic knowledge of programming in Matlab. Solving simple mathematical problems, working with matrices and vectors, creating their own functions, working with files and Simulink.

Study materials:

[1]William J. Palm III: A Concise Introduction to MATLAB, McGraw-Hill, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-07-338583-9

[2]Andy H. Register: A Guide to MATLAB Object-Oriented Programming, Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2007, ISBN: 1-58488-911-X

[3]Brian R. Hunt, Ronald L. Lipsman, Jonathan M. Rosenberg, Kevin R. Coombes, John E. Osborn, Garrett J. Stuck: A Guide to MATLAB, 2e: for Beginners and Experienced Users, Cambridge University Press, 2006, ISBN: 0-521-61565-8

[4]Jonathan H. Dorfman: Introduction to MATLAB Programming: With an Emphasis on Software Design Through Numerical Examples, Decagon Press, Inc., 2007, ISBN: 978-0-9799542-0-7

The course is a part of the following study plans: