Introduction to MATLAB

Fractal image generated by MATLAB.

See the optional problems in assignments 3 and 4 to learn about Julia Sets. (Image by Danilo Śćepanović.)


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January IAP 2010



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This course provides an aggressively gentle introduction to MATLAB®. It is designed to give students fluency in MATLAB, including popular toolboxes. The course consists of interactive lectures with students doing sample MATLAB problems in real time. Problem-based MATLAB assignments are given which require significant time on MATLAB.

This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.


The 6.094 course materials were developed by Danilo Šćepanović, Sourav R. Dey, Ankit Patel, and Patrick Ho.

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Danilo Šćepanović. 6.094 Introduction to MATLAB. January IAP 2010. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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