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Colorful anniversaries in 2006 2

[Guest blogger Jeff Mather, a developer on the Image and Geospatial team, is also an avid amateur photographer. He published this essay on his personal blog earlier this year and graciously allowed me to reproduce it here. Thanks, Jeff.] ... read more >>

B = PCS 3

Every now and then, a visitor to my office will ask, "Hey, what does that equation on your whiteboard mean?" ... read more >>


I'm familiar with two basic ways to determine whether a point is inside a polygon. The first is to compute the winding number, which is the number of times that a closed curve encircles the point. This technique is used by the MATLAB function inpolygon. ... read more >>

POLY2MASK and ROIPOLY – Part 1 19

This is the first of several blogs about the algorithm behind poly2mask and roipoly. poly2mask takes a set of polygon vertices and produces a binary mask image. The binary mask has 1s for pixels inside the polygon and 0s for pixels outside. ... read more >>

3-D blood vessel tracing 2

We had a visitor from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital here at MathWorks headquarters in November. Alex Tyrrell is a postdoctoral fellow at the Edwin Steele Laboratory there. Alex gave a presentation in which he showed some fascinating videos, created using MATLAB, of a three-dimensional automatic blood... read more >>