Unformatted text preview: explain why it's better to use one or the other for various problems March 2005 R. Smith - University of St Thomas - Minnesota 15 Choosing between C and Matlab Matlab is Better for... Vector and matrix math When sizes aren't known ahead of time When sizes might vary from one vector to another C is Better for... Group programming Established ways of sharing the work Tight quarters When the computer is too small to run Matlab Graphing it's built in Processing standard file formats built in Images and spreadsheets Little or no OS support Computer doesn't have graphics, not very interactive Access to I/O hardware Easy to manipulate I/O control registers from C March 2005 R. Smith - University of St Thomas - Minnesota 16 Creative Commons License
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