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Fri, 11 Oct


Willem de Croylaan 52, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

Matlab Supercalculator Introduction

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Matlab Supercalculator Introduction

Time & Location

11 Oct 2019, 09:00 – 12 Oct 2019, 13:00

Willem de Croylaan 52, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

About the Event


This course provides a quick introduction to Matlab. The purpose is to give students fluency in Matlab: get to know the software environment, use it as a super scientific calculator and know the very basics of Matlab as a programming environment.

Topics covered are:

Matlab as a calculator

  • Matlab Desktop and the Matlab HELP
  • Creating Arrays
  • Array Operations
  • Logical Operations

Matlab more

  • Matlab scripts
  • Importing data
  • Matlab interactive graphics
  • Basic numericals    

Target Group

This course is primarily targeted at researchers that would like/need to perform large scale computations using HPC facility - current and potential VSC-users.

Prior Knowledge

No prior knowledge of Matlab is required. Basic computer literacy is expected as well as a basic understanding of the concepts of programming.


After completion the student should be able to:

  • Use the Matlab environment in an efficient way
  • Write programs in Matlab to solve scientific problems
  • Scripts, functions
  • Use different built-in data types
  • Use the available tools to improve the performance

Level: introductory

Course Room: opleidingslokaal B

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